2013 Teacher Winner
School: Gifted, KIPP STRIVE & Vision Academies
Project: Increasing Civic Engagement through Student Media
Amber Stewart currently teaches at KIPP: STRIVE and KIPP Vision Academies and has been a part of the KIPP Team and Family for the past three years. Amber has taught for a total of five years in both elementary and middle schools. Amber graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in French. As a Teach for America corps member, Amber relocated from Chicago to Atlanta, and the rest is history! From the first day in the classroom as a first grade teacher until today as a middle school teacher, Amber is confident she has found her calling, her passion and her purpose in life.