Amber Cartwright

Vice President, Core Services
acartwright@teachingmatters.org

Amber has a renowned track record for providing thoughtful leadership in educational strategy and programming across public and nonprofit organizations. At the NYC Department of Education, Amber built strong foundations for meaningful family engagement, and played a key role in leadership as the Senior Director of Family Empowerment & Community Partnerships. Through her work with large nonprofit organizations, including Jumpstart, Teach for America, and Bank Street College of Education, Amber has built strong relationships and skills in strategic management. She has held leadership roles in early childhood programs throughout New York City, developing powerful connections to our communities. Amber has received the Diana Trister Dodge Scholar award and the National Association for the Education of Young Children Award. She is a UCLA/Johnson and Johnson Head Start 2016 Fellow, and has received recognition from the Office of the Honorable Ruben Diaz for her commitment to early care and education.