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New director at Walter Ambrose Family Center announced

3/10/2023 - 

Amanda Reading has been named director of Walter Ambrose Family Center, effective July 1, 2023.

Reading brings a wealth of experience in early childhood education to the Webster Groves School District. Reading currently serves as principal for East Early Childhood Center in the Hazelwood School District, a position she has held for the past six years. From 2017 through 2021, she was Parents as Teachers Administrator for the district. Prior to that, she was the director for Kiddie Academy in Des Peres and director for the Lemay Child and Family Center.

Reading holds an education specialist degree in school administration, master’s degree in educational administration and a bachelor’s degree in elementary education.

Reading’s passion for early childhood education is evident in her extensive experience working with young children and their families. She has a proven track record of developing programs that promote early childhood development, and her leadership and expertise will be invaluable to the preschool, Parents as Teachers, and Adventure Club.

Please join us in welcoming Ms. Reading to the Webster community. Her leadership and dedication will help us continue providing exceptional care and education for our children.