Annemarie Foley earned a B.S. in elementary education at Boston University, and an M.Ed. in consulting teaching of reading at Lesley University. She received certification as a primary literacy coordinator from Lesley University, Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative. She taught first and second grade in Hamilton and Holyoke, Mass.
Foley has served on the Pelham and Amherst Pelham Regional School Committees since 2011.