Amber Coleman-Mortley

Director of Social Engagement

Amber Coleman-Mortley is the Director of Social Engagement at iCivics. Her responsibilities include recruiting teacher influencers; elevating diverse voices and perspectives within the civic education space; and managing the CivXNow Youth Fellowship. Prior to joining iCivics, Amber was a decorated college athlete and worked for about a decade as a P.E./Health teacher and varsity head coach at Sidwell Friends School. She holds a B.A. in African American Studies from Oberlin College and a Master of Communications from American University in Media Entrepreneurship.

On her blog MomOfAllCapes, she covers parenting strategies in edtech, civic education, parent-teacher partnerships, and social-emotional development. During Shelter In Place, she and her daughters started a podcast LetsK12Better to co-learn podcasting skills and discuss how to improve K12 education and family life. Amber has been featured in the LA Times, NY Times, The Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine, and a variety of other broadcast and online media outlets.  Follow her on Twitter: @MomOfAllCapes.