Brooke Amo was appointed as Executive Director of the Charlotte Jewish Preschool in 2016. Prior to this role, Brooke held various positions at CJP for six-plus years including twice seamlessly stepping into the Interim Executive Director role guiding the school through transitions, and both times the school emerged stronger.
Brooke is a leader who loves, embraces, and embodies the core of CJP, but also has the ability to be a dynamic forward-thinker and advances the school with the growing needs of the community. No one better understands and respects the inner workings of CJP and how to execute and improve on our strategic plan than Brooke.
In addition to her 10+ years of dedicated service to CJP, Brooke holds over eight years of education experience within the Charlotte Mecklenburg School (CMS) system. Armed with both an undergraduate and graduate degree in Elementary Education along with Special Education Certification, Brooke has held chair positions within CMS as well a number of administrative and strategic roles, and has also been part of the International Baccalaureate Leadership Team.
In her past five years as ED, Brooke has overseen and implemented numerous school improvements including programming expansions, research-based curriculum, and learning enhancements, building security upgrades, and leading and finding high-quality professional development opportunities for teachers. Brooke also received certification in Non-Profit Leadership from Duke University in 2018 and is currently pursuing a certification in coaching through the Center for Creative Leadership.