“The authenticity of Bryan's work is what is most inspiring to me. Whenever you hear Mr. Stevenson speak, you can tell the fervor of how much he believes that the work he is doing is the right work and the most necessary work”
Amy is certified in Early Childhood and Elementary Education, and holds a professional certificate from Cornell University in Diversity and Inclusion.
Amy Shepherd is the BASSE subcommittee chair for Community Engagement. Amy has spent her 26 year career as an educator, with a deep commitment to educating the whole child with a focus on equitable teaching practices. She is currently the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and School Librarian at St. Anne's Episcopal School in Middletown, DE, where she has served for 16 years. Amy is certified in Early Childhood and Elementary Education, and holds a professional certificate from Cornell University in Diversity and Inclusion.
In addition to her work with BASSE and St. Anne's, Amy is also a board member of the Unequal Justice Project though the Delaware Historical Society and a board member of the Delaware Social Justice Remembrance Coalition which was founded by her 15-year-old daughter after she was inspired by Bryan Stevenson's work at the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice. Amy is extremely excited about the mission of BASSE and the impact it will have on the future leaders of Sussex County and beyond.