Amanda Meyer

Director of Improvement

Amanda Meyer

Director of Improvement

Amanda Meyer serves the CORE districts as Director of Improvement, supporting educators in their efforts to solve important problems of practice. Prior to joining CORE, Amanda was an improvement science specialist at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, where she apprenticed with leading thinkers in systemic educational change and quality improvement. Over four years at Carnegie, she provided improvement science coaching to a variety of organizations and networks in K-12 and higher education. She managed the development of improvement methods sessions for the annual Summit on Improvement in Education, and delivered improvement science learning experiences in conference, workshop, and online settings. Amanda is particularly interested in the intersection of improvement, design, and equity work.

Amanda began her career in the classroom, teaching English as a Second Language at Sidney Lanier High School in San Antonio, Texas. She holds a B.A. in Latin American Studies, Spanish, and Educational Studies from Washington University in St. Louis. In addition to her professional roles, she has taught English language arts courses for a college access program in San Francisco and volunteers as a mentor for first-generation college students. Amanda currently resides in the Bay Area.