Amy Tonkonogy is an Executive Producer at WGBH Educational Foundation. Over the past 22 years, Amy has been responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of dozens of major initiatives conducted through WGBH's Education Department.
She pioneered and refined WGBH’s unique approach to capturing effective teaching and learning in K-12 classrooms, resulting in numerous industry awards and practitioner commendations.
In the past decade, she has focused on projects that integrate video within online environments, producing resources that target teacher professional development, K-12 curriculum, medical education, and lifelong learning. Amy has also used various media to translate research findings to practice. Her current work is focused on effective classroom implementation of Common Core State Standards.
Amy holds a B.S. in Communications from Northeastern University and a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Lesley University; and resides in Newton with her husband, Doug and their children, Graham, Zachary & Jonathan.