Amanda Fey

School Psychologist

Began at Teachwell:

 2020

Why did you choose this field?

I chose to be a School Psychologist because I have a strong desire to help children be successful and work to their greatest potential.

What did you think you were going to be when you grew up?

I had always thought about being a teacher.

What or who most inspires you?

My own children inspire me every day and they make me want to be the best version of myself.

Why Teachwell?

Teachwell provides various opportunities for growth. I am thrilled to be part of a team with goals aimed toward student success.

What are you proudest of?

I am so very proud of the little family that I have!

How do you hope to make a difference?

I hope to be a voice for children who may not have one. I strive to advocate for all children so that they can be successful academically, behaviorally, and emotionally.

What lessons has your work life taught you?

My work life has taught me that the education system is ever changing and evolving, and that it is important to continue to educate myself about the new research surrounding the field of school psychology, and also be open to new ideas that may arise.

What is your background experience – degrees, experience, skills?

I obtained my bachelor's degree in psychology at the University of Sioux Falls. I attended graduate school at the University of South Dakota where I obtained my graduate degree in School Psychology. Prior to starting at Teachwell, I have worked in several rural school districts in South Dakota.

People would be surprised to know that I . . .

love CrossFit!