Amy Kaufman is an innovator and activator in education and the workforce. Her primary area of research and consulting is around education to workforce systems alignment through the design and delivery of regional programs and partnerships that support student success from secondary to post-secondary and the workforce while addressing the labor market needs of a region.

Amy is Vice President of Career Education and Talent Development for the CEO Leadership Alliance of Orange County She has been an instructor at the high school, adult school, and community college level and is currently serves as faculty member at UC San Diego's Department of Education and Community Outreach focusing on professional development for educators. Amy was one of the primary architects of the Online Teaching Essentials Course offered throughout the State of California and recommended as a teacher training resource by Governor Newsom's Task Force on Business & Jobs Recovery