Amy Jo is from Minnesota and graduated with a BSW from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She loves going back home each summer to see family and spend time in the beautiful lakes of this area! Shortly after college Amy Jo was in Peace Corps-Thailand working with children in rural health and traveling for several years. She has about 20 years experience working with children through teaching, mental health, Juvenile Justice and behavioral intervention. Amy’s favorite part of her school day is getting hugs and smiles from kids and her favorite part of the after school day is swimming at Deep Creek with her husband, Rich, and their daughters Laiken and Marden.