Amy Janecek is the principal of Irondale High School in Minnesota. With more than 20 years of experience, she has also served as a secondary social studies teacher, secondary district office coordinator, and assistant principal.
Amy Janecek is the principal of Irondale High School in Minnesota. With more than 20 years of experience, she has also served as a secondary social studies teacher, secondary district office coordinator, and assistant principal—in diverse school settings, both urban and suburban.
Amy’s focus is to ensure students experience high-quality instruction that reflects culturally responsive teaching and assessment practices so that each student can work toward proficiency. Under her guidance, Irondale became the first school in Minnesota to implement an early college program, where more than 85 percent of students take advantage of college-level courses.
She is a member of the Association of Middle Level Education (AMLE) and the Minnesota Association for Supervision of Curriculum Development (ASCD).
Amy earned a bachelor’s degree in social studies education (grades 7–12) and psychology from St. Olaf College. She also earned a master’s degree in education (teaching and learning) and a graduate certificate in education administration, both from St. Mary’s University.
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Presentations by Amy Janecek
- Maximizing Access and Equity in K–12 Schools
- Developing Academic Success Targeting Diverse Learners in AP
- Equitable Opportunities for Underserved Students in Accelerated Comeback
- Learning Targets: Developing High-Quality Learning Targets
- Assessment Review: Unit Assessment Audit
- Achieving Collective Clarity: Unwrapping Standards as a Team
- Relationships and Becoming a Warm Demander
- Building Relationships and Understanding My Own Cultural Lens