Amy Colwell joined the Buffett Institute in 2019 as an educational facilitator. She works with Pinewood Elementary in the Omaha Public Schools and Westbrook Elementary in Westside Community Schools. Colwell provides on-site support to elementary school leaders and teachers, enhancing teaching and learning in preschool – third grade classrooms. She also supports teachers through professional development workshops and coaching as part of the Superintendents’ Plan. With 24 years of experience in Lincoln Public Schools, she most recently served as the assistant principal and special education coordinator of Prescott Elementary School. Prior to her role as an assistant principal, Colwell was an instructional coordinator and taught middle-level English. The native Virginian earned a master’s degree in educational leadership and a K-12 administrator endorsement from Doane University. She completed a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She also has a bachelor’s degree in middle-level education from UNL.