Amy Wendel, Principal
Amy joined Capital City in 2000 when she provided orientation and training to the founding staff. She has held a variety of positions at Capital City including 1st/2nd Grade Classroom Teacher, Literacy Coordinator, and most recently, Instructional Coach.
Amy began teaching in 1992 and has taught for the DC Public Schools, Fairfax County Public Schools, and Newton Public Schools in Massachusetts. She has taught courses for teachers as an adjunct professor at Catholic University.
Amy received her Master's degree in Elementary Education from Boston University and her Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Italian from Dickinson College. She has presented on various topics at EL National Conferences and at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting.
Amy has been a member of the Instructional Leadership Team and has served on the School Planning Team.
She has two children, Ethan and Lucas. Amy’s hobbies include reading, running, playing with her kids and cooking.