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Amy Hewett-Olatunde, PhD


Dr. Amy Hewett-Olatunde has been an ESL teacher for St. Paul Public Schools in Minnesota since 1999, and she is also an instructional coach (ELM Coach). Prior to that, she taught adult ESL and workforce ESL in Canada, Norway, and here in the US. She holds a doctorate in educational leadership and her EdS degree with a K-12 Admin License. She is also an adjunct professor at a number of universities, teaching post-secondary ELs, pre-service ESL teachers and content teachers, and is a freelance writer and consultant.

Her LLC is called “Advocacy for English Learners”. She is a former president of MinneTESOL, the 2015-16 MN Teacher of the Year, St. Paul Rotary Club Teacher of the Year, MN Monthly Magazine Teacher of the Year, received the Land-o-Lakes/WNBA Lynx Aspiring Women Award, Harvard Women in Leadership Scholarship, and the Mary Diaz Advocacy Award. Amy is an outspoken and firm advocate for the rights of English learners and their communities.

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