Amy Issadore Bloom


 After ten years of teaching English Language Learners, I took a “break” to raise my own boys. Being a teacher has largely shaped who I am, and how I view the world. Through writing, I am able to continue to share the stories of my students and the professionals committed to supporting them. I’m a strong advocate for education equity, and students in underserved communities.

I helped to create, and became a steady contributor to First Person: Narratives from the Classroom for the Virginia Journal of Education.

While my passion and expertise lies with education writing, I am flexible and enjoy exploring other themes.

This website is a collection of professional writing, and some short essays from my early blogging days.

I am available for freelance writing work. Please email me at or use the Contact Me tab.

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