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Amanda Davis

Hull High School
Art Educator-Author/Illustrator
Amanda Davis is a teacher, artist, writer, and innovator. She has worked in the public school setting for over 11 years. Amanda shapes young minds through her work as an art educator at Hull High School. Amanda’s mission is to help students recognize the power of the arts and guide them to utilize art as a tool: a tool for expressing thoughts and emotions, for inspiring change, solving problems, and creating meaning in their lives. Amanda has experience writing and implementing cross-disciplinary curriculum that focuses on social justice, diversity, and community building. She has been the recipient of several local and state grants that support these initiatives.  She was awarded the Teaching Tolerance Educator Grant for the 2018-19 school year and named 2020 Massachusetts Secondary Art Educator of the Year. Amanda is the author of the nonfiction picture book, 30,000 Stitches: The Inspiring Story of the National 9/11 Flag, illustrated by Sally Wern Comport (WorthyKids/Hachette Book Group, May 2021) and has poetry and Illustrations featured in Friends & Anemones Ocean Poems for Children (Writer's Loft, November 2020).