Amy Kotara, from Abilene, Texas, began her educational career in 2005. She has been a classroom teacher in both secondary English and elementary Reading and Language Arts. As well, she has served campuses as an interventionist and literacy coach. From 2019-2023, Amy worked with the House Bill 3 Texas Reading Academies project. She received her BA in English (2005) and her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction (2015) from West Texas A&M University. When she is not working with Keys, you can find her watching softball with her family or running rehearsals at her ballet studio.