Amber Wilson is a 15 year veteran teacher in the Denver Public Schools. Currently, Ms. Wilson is a master’s degree candidate at CSU-Global University studying Curriculum and Design with an emphasis in Teacher Leadership. Over the course of her career, Amber has taught students English language arts at the secondary level ranging from middle school through high school in several urban schools. For
the past 8 years, Ms. Wilson has taught at Thomas Jefferson High School in Denver; her current classes are Contemporary Literature, AP English Literature and Composition, and World Literature. In 2012, Amber’s teaching was recognized when she received the Mile High Teacher award. Outside of the classroom, Ms. Wilson has served on several district committees, both currently and in the past held elected leadership positions in the Denver Classroom Teachers
Association and the Colorado Education Association, served on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Teacher Advisory Council, and has worked on several initiatives with The Center for Teaching Quality.
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