Specializes in school turnaround and teacher leadership, participating as a K-2 lead teacher in Partnership for Leaders in Education with the Darden Business School at the University of Virginia for four years. Amanda contributed to successful turnaround initiatives while serving as a lead teacher at two schools on the Navajo reservation. She has provided PD and coaching for educators and administrators in multiple states. Amanda’s focus is empowering educators to increase student learning in high poverty settings. Amanda has her early childhood endorsement and specializes in development of academic skills during these foundational years.