Amy Hand has nearly twenty years of experience teaching elementary through college level math and is currently the Middle School Division Head at Hillbrook School in California. Prior to that, Amy served as Math Department Head at The Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn and Trinity School in Manhattan. Amy earned her undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Philosophy from Colgate University, her Masters in Mathematics Teaching from the University of New Hampshire, and her Masters in Education from Columbia University. Her love for mathematics began with her interest in logic puzzles and card games as a kid, grew as she studied math in school, and became a passion when she started her career as a middle school math teacher.
Amy stays excited about math by working on puzzle problems with colleagues, following inspirational math educators and mathematicians on Twitter, writing and developing math curriculum, working with dedicated teachers, and being challenged every day by her own math students.