Amber Brewer has worked in education for 10+ years serving in a variety of teaching and school leadership roles K-5, as well as an educational consultant. She started her career in education as an intern at the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, GA and as an undergraduate assistant helping provide English Language Learning support to local native spanish speaking families. Her first official teaching job was in Elementary Spanish following a BS in Hispanic Studies in Education from East Carolina University. She served on NC DPI sponsored teams advocating for best practices in world language education including participation in work-groups and presenting at conferences. She also holds a Masters Degree in Elementary Education and a Graduate Certificate in Executive Leadership and is a licensed NC Principal. She has worked in both the publish and charter school setting. Most recently serving in K-12 Public Charter as a teacher, Dean of Instruction, and subsequently Director of Curriculum and Talent Development. Nationally, she has served as an instructional coach specializing in support language educators and elementary educators in various subjects. Throughout her career, she has been an advocate for families of English Language Learners and world language education including providing professional development on best practices for traditional content area teachers, educational technology, mathematics instruction, and culturally relevant and affirming pedagogy.