Amber is a Virginia Beach native. She holds a BA in English from Old Dominion University and MAs in TESOL & Applied Linguistics and Computational Linguistics from IU. She has studied French and Spanish, and has taught ESL at the graduate, undergraduate, and K-7 levels. Before coming to CeLCAR, she spent three years as the Director of the Language Learning Center at Bowling Green State University.
As the Language Instructional Specialist for CeLCAR, Amber works with the resident language specialists to develop pedagogically effective language learning materials, collaborates with faculty to create teaching and proficiency guidelines, and designs and leads workshops on best practice teaching methodologies and resource creation.