10655159_10203069743319761_5529828740163231587_oAmy Brennan is a director of elementary education pre-k through 6th grade. Prior to serving as the director of elementary education, Amy was a literacy coach, reading specialist and a special educator ranging from early childhood through middle school.  Amy is certified in literacy K-­12, special education birth to 21 and elementary education. In addition, Amy completed an Advanced Graduate Certificate Educational Leadership from Stony Brook University and is certified as a school building leader and a school district leader.
During the 2013-­2014 school year Amy collaborated with 6th grade teacher Chris Gatz and co-­authors Maggie Beattie Roberts and Emily Strang Campbell to pilot a unit for the book Research Based Information Writing from Lucy Calkins’ series Units of Study in Opinion, Information and Narrative Writing Grade 6. In September 2014 Amy was recognized by Riverhead Central School District as The Distinguished Elementary Educator of the Year. Amy enjoys sharing ideas and learning with students and adults alike, as such she has lead numerous collegial circles, professional development sessions and presented at conferences related to literacy and learning.


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