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Amanda Charles

Senior Program Associate, Great Learning at William Penn Foundation

Amanda is a program associate in Great Learning, with a grantmaking portfolio focused on building literacy rich environments for our youngest learners – opportunities for children to build literacy skills outside of schools and early childhood education centers.

Previously, Amanda worked as a child care specialist with the Arlington County Government in Virginia, balancing caseload management of child care facilities while working collaboratively to improve program quality.

Amanda holds a master’s degree in education from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in education from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, where she majored in elementary and special education.


Play to Learn: Local Perspectives on Embedding Playful Learning in the Everyday Spaces

Tuesday, June 21
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM