Amanda Ruud

  • Senior Program Associate, Technical Assistance and Coaching Support Systems (TACSS)

Amanda serves as a Senior Program Associate for the Technical Assistance and Coaching Support Systems (TACSS) team. In this role, Amanda provides support to 21st Century Community Learning Centers across the great state of Michigan. Amanda leverages her prior experience as a middle school site coordinator for Eastern Michigan University Bright Futures After-School Program, where she is grateful and honored to have served for five years.

Amanda holds a B.A. in English Language and Literature and an M.A. in Teaching from the University of Michigan (Go, Blue!) as well as a Provisional Teaching Certificate for grades K-8 with endorsements in ELA, Math, and ESL. Amanda also has a professional background in project management and marketing which she regularly applies to her youth development work.