Amy Lovestrand is the ELL teacher for grades 8 and 9 this year. She has been teaching English for about fifteen years. She has had students of all ages and English levels. She also has extensive experience in designing and creating curriculum and English-learning resources and assessments.
Amy is from the USA but has spend the majority of her life in Asia, having grown up in the Philippines and worked in Korea and Taiwan. In Taiwan, she met her husband, Scott Dashevsky (also a teacher at RAS). They moved here recently with their cat, Pixie, who they adopted when they lived in Abu Dhabi. In her free time, Amy enjoys cooking, watching movies, reading, doing yoga, and of course, traveling.