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pre-school administrator

Annie Ward Stern, American pre-school administrator.


Stern, Annie Ward was born on October 18, 1944 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Daughter of Peter Otey and Annie (Boyd) Ward.


Bachelor, Sweet Briar College, 1966. Master of Science in Education, University Virginia, 1969.


Teacher public schools, Indianapolis, 1967-1977. Director community services Indiana Repertory Theatre, 1977. Administrative assistant, then program director Young Audiences of Indiana, 1978-1983.

Director public relations, alumnae director Oak Knoll School of Holy Child, Summit, New Jersey, 1983-1984, director development, 1984-1992, Summit Country Day School, since 1992.


Volunteer public relations and fundraising Indianapolis Museum Art, 1970-1980, Indiana Repertory Theatre, 1970-1980, St. John's Lutheran Church, Summit, since 1985. Member National Society Fund Raising Executives (board directors New Jersey chapter, national recognition award 1989, board directors Greater Cincinnati chapter), New Jersey Association Indiana Schools (president, vice president, development directors 1984-1992), Council for Advancement and Support Education (Case Faculty Star award 2005), Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council, Indiana School Management Association, Maplewood Club, Spring Valley Hounds Hunt Club, Sweet Briar College Club (vice president).


  • Other Interests

    Horseback riding, art, theater.


Married Edward J. Stern, December 23, 1968. Children: Robert W., Ward Preston.

Peter Otey Ward

Annie (Boyd) Ward

Edward J. Stern

Robert W. Stern

Ward Preston Stern