B.A. in English, George Mason University; M.E. in Curriculum and Instruction. Amy has taught in DC Public Schools for eleven years. She began teaching as an elementary ESOL teacher and has been teaching English 8 for the past seven years at Hardy Middle School. She has worked with DC Teaching Fellows as an advisor and selector and has also served as a staff developer for her local school and district wide, as well as a teacher ambassador for DCPS Office of Human Resources.