Amber Foster is an Assessment Specialist. She also has over 17 years of teaching experience, giving her a unique ability to help children with their learning needs.
Amber received her undergraduate degrees in both Psychology (Honors) and Spanish (Honors) from University of California, Davis and her Master’s in Educational Psychology from Ball State University in Indiana. She went on to become an educator and worked in schools in California, Buenos Aires, Argentina and most recently in Hong Kong. During her time in the classroom, Amber became an expert in working with children with different learning needs which affords her a unique perspective when assessing children.
Amber passionately believes that all children are capable of reaching their potential and should have access to high quality education. Assessment plays an integral role in this, helping children with learning differences to receive the intervention needed in order to unlock their potential. Amber believes that Educational Assessments should highlight students’ strengths, and be practical and support-driven. Assessments are aimed at creating meaningful and purpose driven interventions in order to provide the best support possible for children and young adults. Furthermore, early intervention is one of the keys to helping learners be successful.
With the right accommodations and modifications, all children can become confident, successful learners. Amber believes in the importance of fostering a growth mindset in children as well as parents.