Obtaining the necessary knowledge, validating our expertise, and passing along the knowledge in a manner that allows others to grow is the best educational gift we can provide.
Einstein was a great philosopher of education and learning. Two of his perspectives hang in my office as a valuable reminder of my purpose as an educator; I will share one with you:
I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn – Einstein
For nearly a decade, Amy’s focus was to support organizational development through consulting with leaders regarding human performance and meeting strategic goals; Amy assisted leaders in how to identify, then utilize, the strengths of their people. This experience allowed both a practical and applied knowledge of adult education and development at the professional level.
Amy has strategized with leaders across the organizational spectrum of a community health system, employing 2000+ employees and 300+ medical providers who support acute in-patient services, surgical, and a multitude of clinic offices across Central Illinois. She has led multiple large scale education initiatives, as well as, consulted with one-on-one employee development plans and small groups conflict resolution.
Amy holds both an Advanced Studies Master’s in Education and a Professional Studies Bachelor’s in Organizational Behavior where she focused on Adult Learning principles and graduated summa cum laude and cum laude, respectfully.
She has extensive experience with change management, transitional change, anger de-escalation, organization management, blended and whole-brain learning approaches, emotional intelligence, and much more that she brings to her life coaching courses.