Amanda Morin served as a kindergarten teacher and early intervention specialist for nearly 10 years, working with special-needs children and teaching parenting classes. She is herself the mother of three children ranging in age from newborn to teenager. She has written articles for a number of educational publications, including Education.com, IncludED Educational Services' "The Eddie Report," ModernMom.com and others, covering issues pertaining to child development, parenting and other educational topics.
Amanda worked as Kindergarten teacher for nearly a decade before becoming an educational consultant for a state agency that administers Special Education Services for children 0-5 years of age. She also worked to provide services to children in therapeutic foster care, teaching parenting classes to biological parents and creating Individualized Care Plans. As a writer, she has written about a wide range of educational topics, from articles about school refusal to pieces about school crisis plans. She has worked with renowned experts like Ross Greene, Ph.D and Robert Sears, MD, to provide parents with accurate, up-to-date and actionable information. Amanda holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Maine, Orono. She also has received training in Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), specifically as it pertains to early childhood education.