Education Program Manager
Annie Frazier is the Education Program Manager for PBS KIDS Utah. Annie grew up watching channel 7 as a born and raised Utahn. Annie remembers gathering on the shag rug to watch Mister Rogers, Sesame Street, The Polka Dot Door, Today’s Special, and 3-2-1 Contact. When her children were younger, they would watch Sid the Science Kid, Wild Kratts, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Super Why, and Word World. She studied Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Utah, where she received her undergraduate degree in Family Studies as well as a master’s degree in Human Development and Social Policy. Her research includes; preschoolers using educational apps, parents mediating screen time, maternal stress, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), and quality early learning practices.
Annie has been working in the community with non-profit organizations in the Early Childhood Education field for over 20 years as a program director, teacher, grant specialist, and early childhood mental health consultant. She has been recognized as UtahPresent’s Preschool Teacher of the Year and the University of Utah Staff Excellence Award for Exemplary Service. Annie has been appointed to the University of Utah’s Committee for Equal Opportunity, and the state of Utah’s School Readiness Board.
She is passionate about sharing her love of literacy, social-emotional learning, and the arts with young children, parents, and educators. Annie is an advocate for neuro-diverse learners and wants to help create opportunities for all children throughout the state to enjoy the PBS KIDS educational resources and activities.