Amanda has been teaching children, coaching educators, and developing curricula for over 20 years. Her expertise is in multilingual/multicultural curriculum and instruction, focused on early language learning as well as dual language immersion education. Amanda works with educators and schools across the country as well as in Europe to develop meaningful language programs founded in globally engaged curricula and strong interactive instruction. Amanda is a regular presenter at national, regional, and state conferences. She is a speaker of Spanish, French, and Japanese.
As an advocate for language education, Amanda works with federal and state legislative offices to garner support for legislation and funding. Her advocacy work in New Jersey led to the signing of the Seal of Biliteracy into law in 2016. It is Amanda’s hope that through engaging and dynamic language programming we will have a multilingual future for all children.