Amber Banks Grubb:Co-founder Amber has worked as a teacher, researcher, and education advocate for the past 15 years and is a champion of education equity. She’s taught students from Kindergarten through high school, and has designed and implemented innovative inclusion programs, project-based curricula, and teacher professional development. She directed a parent leadership training initiative in Southeast Seattle and worked as a University of Washington research assistant focused on teacher education and school/community partnerships. Amber completed a Pahara Institute Fellowship and is currently a Practice Associate at the Education Trust-West. She holds a B.S. in Journalism from Boston University and is completing a Ph.D. in Education Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Washington.