Prior to joining Prime Time, Anita worked as an afterschool program site director for the School District of Palm Beach County for nearly 12 years. During her time as a director, Anita focused on implementing arts and community service experiences for youth in the program. Anita also taught pre-kindergarten for many years, has been a volunteer in public schools and previously worked in an advertising agency. She also served as secretary and chair of the School Advisory Council for Forest Hill Elementary School in West Palm Beach. Anita earned a bachelor's degree in Art from Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, Connecticut, and attended Palm Beach State College where she successfully completed coursework in early childhood education as well as youth development. She also attended Palm Beach Atlantic University, successfully completing coursework in elementary education. Anita is a graduate of Nonprofits First’s Rising Leaders program. Anita is also a certified coach through the Center for Coaching Certification and has completed Transformational Coaching and Coaching for Equity trainings through Bright Morning. Anita is a member of Organizing Against Racism Palm Beach County Alliance and continues to participate in activities to bring about equity and inclusion in Palm Beach County.