Dr. Amy Gile

Dr. Amy Gile

Dr. Amy Gile, Principal

What is your favorite childhood book?

I loved the Nancy Drew Mystery Series. I read everyone of them, twice!!

What is your secret talent?

I can play the cello and sing. Music always centers me and helps me to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the busy days.

Who was your favorite teacher in Elementary School and Why?

My favorite teacher was Ms. Bateman. She was a theater teacher and and English teacher. I remember how she would read aloud to us and do all the voices in the story. She made Lord of the Rings come to life!

What is your favorite thing about teaching?

I love to see a child find their voice and confidence as a learner. Watching them work through a challenging subject or lesson — watching them achieve personal success at the end of the struggle is amazing.

What is your favorite subject to teach and why?

I love teaching math. Numbers have always been a favorite of mine. I love the logic and problem-solving aspects of math. It is so much fun to teach students how to figure out the puzzles and find the solution.

What is your favorite part of being a part of the Willow family?

I love coming to work every day. I have the opportunity to work with them most amazing and dedicated staff. But my most favorite part of working at Willow is our students. Every day the children fill my bucket and challenge me to be the best I can be!