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Amy Valentine

The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning
Executive Director

Amy E. Valentine is the director of The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning, the recently formed grant-making foundation that focuses on advancing and improving opportunities for access to digital education. The Foundation was created to serve as a convener of stakeholders who are committed to promoting social change through highlighting the benefits of blended and online learning through success stories and giving back to this important community of pioneer families and students.   

From 2013-2015, Amy served as executive director of three virtual schools in Colorado. During her tenure in this role, Amy successfully launched an innovative blended school targeted to support at-risk students by offering differentiated curriculum and wrap-around services. It Previous to this position, Amy worked as executive director managing nine private, brick-and-mortar schools in northern California where she was focused on operational efficiency and school improvement.  

It was serving as a teaching assistant in graduate school from 1999-2001 that instilled a love of teaching and learning in Amy. Upon completing her Mater of Arts in Spanish at Ohio University, Amy relocated to Colorado and went on to complete her doctoral coursework in Instructional Technology and Adult Learning Theory at The University of Wyoming. Amy is very passionate about promoting parent choice and educational options to children throughout the country to meet, and exceed, their academic success.