Amy admits to being “testy” after spending the last twenty years developing assessments for publishing companies including Steck-Vaughn, Macmillan, and The Princeton Review. She created the assessments for Macmillan’s Treasures reading program and wrote 140 reading and math test blueprints for New York City. Amy ran training sessions for item reviewers and administrators and kept audiences awake with test jokes, such as: “I didn’t know anything before I started going to school. I still don’t know anything, but now they test me on it.” As a teacher, she created family math nights and an after-school drama club and wrote and directed classroom plays. She has a BA in English/creative writing and master’s degrees in English and elementary education. And she loves to bake!
On weekends, Amy runs to auditions or indulges her passion for acting at one of New York’s off-off-Broadway theaters. She has appeared in over two dozen plays, a commercial, two TV shows, and a comedy/improv show that ran for over a year.