Amy graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2003 with a bachelors degree and certification in Education of the Visually Impaired. She began working at WCBVI the following autumn and in has served in various capacities including teaching in a self-contained elementary education classroom, Short Course Teacher of the Visually Impaired, Daily Living Skills Teacher, and Assistive Technology Instructor. In 2017, Amy became a Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist (CATIS), the first TVI in Wisconsin to do so. Shortly thereafter, she was hired in her current capacity.
Amy is a frequent presenter at various conferences on the topic of assistive technology for the blind and visually impaired. She is also a blogger for the Perkins’ Paths to Technology site.
When not at work, Amy is a volunteer for the Humane Society Of Southern Wisconsin and enjoys fostering cats and kittens (many of which have special needs) as well as being a pet parent to Murphy, a sassy Schnauzer and Gryffin, the wandering neighborhood mascot.