Amy Davis McShane has worked in the education field for over 25 years and is currently employed with the Allegheny Intermediate Unit based in Homestead, PA. Currently, she serves as the Career Ready PA Lead and Western PA Gifted Liaison, both with the Pennsylvania Department of Education. As well as working in those areas, Amy coordinates academic competitions and events for the region’s students and is the State Coordinator for the STEM Design Challenge. Amy works to provide tools and resources to the state’s schools in order to get students career-ready.
As part of her work with Career Ready PA, Amy is also a co-coordinator of the Career Ready PA Backpack Challenge that is offered to the school districts in Pennsylvania in conjunction with Remake Learning Days. She has also provided financial literacy programming to the state’s teachers and students.
Throughout her career, Amy has volunteered on numerous boards including the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education, Smart Futures, the Plum Library Board, and the National Association for Gifted Education’s Professional Standards Committee.