Amy Lau, M.Ed, MSA

Program Trainer and Coach

Amy joined Helps Education Fund as a Program Trainer and Coach in November 2021. Prior to joining, Amy spent nineteen years working in elementary schools as a teacher, presenter, and coach. Amy Lau graduated from Boston College in 2002 with a B.A. in Psychology. She joined the New York City Teaching Fellows upon graduation and worked as an educator in an elementary school in the Bronx for four years. During this time, Amy was a classroom teacher and a Math Coach. She also completed her M.Ed in Elementary Education from Lehman College (CUNY) in 2004. In 2006 Amy relocated to Durham, NC and worked in both public and private schools. While working as a classroom teacher, Amy also completed her Master of School Administration (M.S.A) from North Carolina Central University in 2011. Amy is a passionate writer and has developed and delivered a number of professional presentations both locally and nationally. Her writing on inquiry-based education was published in The Curious Classroom (S. Ahmed and H. Daniels, 2017) and School Library Journal (2017).

When not working, Amy is busy spending time with her husband and two daughters, usually watching, playing, or coaching her favorite sports. Amy loves living in Durham where she can run in Duke Forest or wander along the trails of the Eno River.