Amanda Henneghan works wonders with words to help tell the story of charter schools across the state. As Director of Communications for the Tennessee Charter School Center, she brings a strategic perspective to help share the impact and importance of high-quality education options.
Amanda’s communications experience spans non-profit, agency, government and corporate environments. Her commitment to education reform began as deputy director of Communications at the Tennessee Department of Education during the beginnings of transformative initiatives such as First to the Top, statewide teacher surveys, and the Achievement School District that are now well underway. Prior to joining TCSC, Amanda worked as a communications coordinator for Fortune 500 company, International Paper, and garnered a diverse skillset – from philanthropic giving to executive communications. Outside of the office, Amanda is a member of the Memphis Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and the Young Professional Advisory Council for the National Civil Rights Museum.
Amanda earned a B.A. in English from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and has a Master’s degree in Corporate Communication from Austin Peay State University.