Ann Linson is the Superintendent of East Noble School Corporation, a rural district located in northeast Indiana. She began her career as a business teacher and later became the assistant director of an area career and technology education cooperative. This experience and strong belief in “real world” learning provided an excellent foundation to become the principal of East Noble High School. During her tenure with the district as principal and now superintendent, she and her Board have promoted and transformed the expectations of the district and community to expect all students to experience real world educational experiences through extensive opportunities such as CTE programming, internships (paid and unpaid), project based learning, maker spaces, robotics, and other frameworks that develop student strengths and interest to be college, career, and life successful. East Noble School Corporation is in their eighth year as a PK-12 1:1 technology district and has been recognized by Project RED, CoSN, Indiana CoSN, and the Indiana Department of Education for their innovative uses of technology. Ann was named NSBA/TLN “20 to Watch Educator” and was invited to the White House as a part of the 2014 U.S. Department of Education Future Ready Superintendent’s Summit. East Noble School Corporation is a member of the League of Innovative Schools.