Amy has an Early Childhood Education and Family Studies degree from the College of St. Benedict, as well as a B.A. in Elementary Education from Hamline University. She has worked as a teacher in the Early Childhood Family Education Program in Eden Prairie, and in West. St. Paual schools teaching Kindergarten, First, and Third Grades. Amy brings with her an interest in the arts. She was the Art Director at Southview Elementary School in Waconia, introducing the Art Adventure Program to elementary students.