Ellen Lebitz is an AMI elementary trainer and an AMI elementary consultant. She earned her AMI primary diploma in 1993 and elementary diploma in 1996, has 18 years of classroom experience at both the primary and elementary levels and 17 years administrative experience as an education director. Ellen holds a BA in Fine Art and an MA in Studio Art from the University at Albany (NY). She has served on the boards of schools, training centers, as well as several community nonprofit organizations. She lives with her family in rural northwest Washington State.