Amy Gale is a program officer in Education for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where she manages projects around quality schools and human capital initiatives and identifies, researches, and builds relationships around emerging education-related projects. Prior to joining the Kauffman Foundation, Gale worked for the Chicago Public Schools teaching at various grade levels as a visual arts instructor, librarian, and lead arts liaison. Earlier, she was a program coordinator for the Chicago New Teacher Center, where she supported policy and programming initiatives through program management, strategic communications, and data analysis. She also was a Teach For America Corps Member with Chicago Public Schools.
Gale earned a Master of Arts in teaching from Dominican University and holds a Bachelor of Science in human development and psychological services from Northwestern University. She is a National Board Certified Teacher, a board member for Camp for All Kids, and was a coach for Girls on the Run in Chicago.