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About Amy Carrier

Amy Carrier's mission is to create systemic change in public education to teach every child the skills needed to navigate adulthood and the new global economy. Since 2000, her unique voice and message of bringing together schools with the resources in their communities has resonated throughout her work in the classroom and the world. Amy is a pioneer in the development of programs, new initiatives and collaborative partnerships in education which bring together businesses, parents, and students. She has developed organizations, missions and programs all focused on connecting the resources of the business community with schools in order to better prepare students for life post-high school. She brings a breadth of experience and perspective from her work building collaborations in a classroom, a school district, several states, a national organization and East Africa. Amy is an excellent speaker, communicator and motivator for the cause of access to resources and equity in education.
Empowering today's youth to become tomorrow's leaders of change

Join my Team! Let’s DISRUPT Education and (Un)Employment!

By |April 25th, 2018|

Want to #DisruptEducation?
Want to SOLVE the IMPENDING #UnemploymentCrisis?
JOIN MY START-UP TEAM!
For the past 9 months I have been building an experiment – a global virtual classroom to prove 2 things:

That it is not only viable to teach students #EmployabilitySkills, they are begging for a new way to learn these skills that fits into […]

Stop Saying Education is the Solution to Poverty

By |April 25th, 2018|

Education is Not the Sole Solution to Poverty.
I have spent my career in the field of education, spanning the United States and several parts of the world. So often, I have heard leaders, “experts” and institutions make the claim that “education is the key to ending poverty.” This is only part of the answer […]

6 Things We Can Do To Help Aleppo, Syria

By |May 19th, 2017|

In a Facebook Live Video, Amy Carrier talked about what we can do to help our brothers and sisters in Aleppo, Syria.
Watch: 6 Things We Can Do To Help Aleppo, Syria.  Follow Amy on Facebook, Subscribe on YouTube.
Live Streamed on Dec 17, 2016
Amy’s Facebook Live engaged an initial audience of 1600+ for her discussion outlining 6 […]

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    Why the Future Depends on YOU Not Comparing Yourself To Anything

Why the Future Depends on YOU Not Comparing Yourself To Anything

By |May 19th, 2017|

One of the most important lessons we are not teaching young people and we MUST:
COMPARE YOURSELF TO NO ONE. EVER.
We are not meant to have the same life experiences as the next person. We are not meant to hold ourselves up to societally driven standards. In comparing ourselves to others, we are willingly buying […]

Meet Career Coach Amy Carrier

By |August 8th, 2016|

Career Coaching Services for Adults & Teens
Provided by Amy Carrier
Meet Coach Amy:
For over ten years I have been a career adviser and life coach to hundreds of people. I also work as an activist for including entrepreneurship, career and life skills readiness programming in the education system through my personal passion, Empowerment Through Education.

My […]

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    The Path to Wisdom is Paved with Mistakes: Teaching Children Self-Trust

The Path to Wisdom is Paved with Mistakes: Teaching Children Self-Trust

By |August 1st, 2016|

It’s true: The path to wisdom is paved with mistakes.
You and I know this because we are adults and we have made our fair share of mistakes. We have gained wisdom and knowledge from those mistakes, and with that, a level of confidence in ourselves. It is very fair to say that mistakes […]

Five Key Post-Secondary Preparations

By |July 30th, 2016|

 

Bridging The Greatest Opportunity Divide
The heart of Amy Carrier’s model and mission.
This work is copyrighted 2012-2016 ©

Perhaps the greatest opportunity divide that exists for all American K-12 public school students is the unsupported transition between high school and adulthood. Students are ill-prepared and sent into the world without adequate knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience in […]

YOU Play A Role In Preventing Childhood Trauma

By |July 5th, 2016|

 

The entire community is responsible
for a child’s well-being.
Everything is about relationships. Our interpersonal relationships with children are those that most people are aware of. However, as adults, there is a communal relationship we have to children that most people are unaware of – and in many ways, it is one that is just as important. Yes, […]

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    Most School-Business Partnerships Fail. Here Are 20 Free Tips From a Pro

Most School-Business Partnerships Fail. Here Are 20 Free Tips From a Pro

By |April 19th, 2016|

Here’s the reality: Most school-business partnerships fail.
Why? They need a third-party in the early stages to establish a mutually beneficial, reciprocal partnership agreement and ensure that all the sticky questions are asked and answered, but almost none have such a person looking out for both sides. Unfortunately, (and not dissimilar from other types of […]