Amy Cushner

Board Member

Amy Cushner is Head of the Upper Elementary (3rd -5th grades) and Associate Head of School at The Shelton School and Evaluation Center in Dallas, TX. She is certified in Sequential English Education and the Association Method programs for the remediation of written language disorders, as well as advanced levels of Montessori Applied to Children at Risk. Amy holds a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership, Montessori-credentialed (E1) MACTE, is a Licensed Dyslexia Therapist(Texas), Certified Academic Language Therapist, QI, and, most important to Amy, she has worked at the Shelton School for 28 years.

The Shelton School is world-renowned in working with children with learning differences, specifically dyslexia and related disorders of attention weaknesses, math weaknesses, oral language disorders, and written expression weaknesses.  The Shelton School is the largest school for children with learning differences in the world. Shelton has been a staple in the Dallas area for 43 years, since 1976.

What Amy Says about joining the StandUpLD board:

StandUpLD and I share a great commonness – being mission-driven to serve, advocate, and empower students with learning differences. As an educator in the field of learning difference, I bring passion and knowledge to my place on the board. I am humbly honored to participate as a board member and ready to engage in greater service with StandUpLD.

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