Amy Steger, NBCT

Amy Steger is currently in her 11th year as an exceptional education teacher with a focus on differentiating instruction in an integrated co-taught classroom over the past five years. She holds a degree in Elementary and Special Education from St. Bonaventure University and has a Masters in Differentiated Instruction. Steger is currently pursuing a degree in Educational Leadership at the University of New York at Buffalo. As a National Board Fellow from 2018 to 2019, she collaborated with teachers from across the country and connected with local universities and schools of education to assure that future educators had early insight into the value of becoming National Board certified. Along with this, Steger created a virtual space for discourse around the Five Core Propositions via a series of Twitter chats. She grew up and currently resides in Hamburg, NY, a suburb of Buffalo. She has an amazingly supportive husband and two adorable sons, Derek, 5 and Nolan, 3.

How I found My Voice By Exiting My Comfort Zone

May 29, 2019

It all started the day I received a rejection letter for a job that, at the time, I was sure was my “dream job”.  My husband encouraged me to complete this fellowship application that I had been pushing off and, as per usual, talking myself out of. I thought he was absolutely crazy. The application consisted of five essays. I was sure I didn’t have a chance at the fellowship, and I had just two days to complete it. I started typing. Flash forward a week or two,  I am en route to Albany, New York to present at a…

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