Amanda Lanicek is an instructional coach in Texas. She has taught and coached a multitude of grade levels and subject areas ranging from K-12. She is passionate about connecting classroom and empowering educators. Amanda is the recipient of the Roger Grizzard Innovative Educator Award, Weatherford ISD Teacher of the Year, 2015 Curtis Elementary Teacher of the Year, 2015 Region XI Teacher of the Year Finalist, 2017 Great Educators Matter Award, and 2017 & 2019 ISTE Presidential Bronze Volunteer Service Award. When not turning the traditional education model upside down Amanda enjoys hanging out with animals, including her dog Trooper and her many farm animals. You can find Amanda on Twitter and Voxer @TheEdsaneT.