Amy Parkinson is currently a Dean of Students at Pembroke Academy in Pembroke, NH, having started there in 2004 as a history teacher. Her interest in Professional Learning and Development has been a theme that followed her through her Masters (UNH) and CAGS programs (PSU). Currently she is writing her doctoral dissertation for her EdD on utilizing elements of game design to further enhance PLD in New Hampshire. As a member of the board, she has been trained at the Learning Forward Annual and Affiliate conferences on a wide range of PLD and instructional tools. She was also a presenter at the Learning Forward 2017 Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.