Dr. Jarred Amato is a high school English teacher in Nashville, TN, and the founder of Project LIT Community, a national literacy movement. Jarred is an avid reader, writer and speaker who is passionate about helping all students and adults become lifelong readers. He enjoys collaborating and connecting with fellow educators to improve literacy attitudes and outcomes in our schools and communities. Jarred, a two-time Metro Nashville Public Schools Blue Ribbon teacher, has served in several teacher-leadership roles over the past decade in the classroom, including educator fellowships with SCORE and Hope Street Group. He has been voted Teacher of the Year at Maplewood High School and Jere Baxter Middle School, where he taught for the first six years of his career. Originally from Newton, MA, Dr. Amato received his B.A. in English and History from Vanderbilt University, his M.A.T. from Belmont University, and his Ed.D. from Lipscomb University. You can follow Jarred at @jarredamato and @projectlitcomm on Twitter!
Dr. Jarred Amato
High School English Teacher and Founder of Project LIT Community
Maplewood High School & Project LIT Community