ANN SAYLOR is a nationally recognized trainer and author who helps youth and adults play, live, and lead with purpose. She has been passionately teaching and writing with schools and youth organizations since 1995 when she graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville with a BS in Human Services Education and an emphasis on Family Studies.
She has written 7 books for educators, youth workers and families, including best seller Great Group Games. Ann’s extensive work in character, service and leadership through schools and community organizations has earned her a place in several professional training groups such as Volunteer Tennessee, generationOn and the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education. She has taught service-learning, life skills and personal development classes at Harpeth Hall School, Northern Arizona University, the University of Tennessee and West High School. She also inspires and equips parents through her blogging at MommySecrets and ParentFurther.
She is very active as a volunteer staff person at 24 Church, where she coordinates the small group ministry, Serve Sundays, and a church volleyball team. Ann enjoys spending times with her husband Dan and their three children playing games, reading, crafting, laughing, and volunteering.