Amanda Graziano is an Early Literacy Coach at the Literacy Institute at Virginia Commonwealth University. She joined the ExCELL team in 2012. Amanda taught public kindergarten for 13 years, taught 3 years at Reveille Weekday school, and gained tutoring experience working with Pre-K through 3rd grade students. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Early Education at Bridgewater College and her Master’s degree in Reading from James Madison University. She is committed to helping teachers implement early literacy best practices to foster life long learning and success.