Amber – Detroit, Michigan
Amber is a Detroit-native and a graduate of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. While at Michigan, Amber completed her B.A. in English Literature and Language and worked closely with initiatives that sought to aid Michigan prisoners and “at-risk” youth. After moving to North Carolina in 2010, Amber attended North Carolina State University where she received her M.A. in Teaching Secondary English. She has taught in both Michigan and North Carolina and continues to find her passion in the classroom. Currently, she is studying Urban Education and Literacy as a doctoral student in the College of Education. Her research interests are: secondary education, emergency management in schools, and African/African American literature and Education.