Amy Whited

Early Literacy Intervention/Senior Team Lead

Picture of Ms Amy with her dogs on a mountain


1st Grade

Family:I have one amazing son and 2 crazy weiner dogs. 

Colleges/Degrees: I am a graduate of Auburn University “WAR EAGLE” and University of Denver 

Education career path (how long you’ve been a teacher/in education; how long in DPS): I have taught grades K, 1, 3, and 4. I have also coached teachers for grades K-5 for 10 years. 

Most recently I served as a literacy interventionist and am excited to be joining the 1st grade team at Ellis!! 

Hobbies/In my spare time: 

When not watching my son play Ultimate Frisbee, I can be found in the Ellis Garden growing pumpkins for the kindergarten kids or cucumbers to make pickles! 


Something you’d be surprised to know about me:

I grew up in Hawaii and I can do the hula. I have had Weiner dogs my whole entire life from the time I was 8 days old! See Malcolm and Wendell:)