Amber Kennedy is a Secretary 1 for the Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) program in the Specialized Student Services department.

How long have you been in your position?

1 month

Who is your supervisor?

Carol Hall

Who are your program’s customers?

Parents of children who need early intervention services

Do you work with other agencies?

Innovative Services NW and many, many doctors offices

Where do employees in your program work?

Vancouver Office, family homes, etc.

What are your biggest strengths – what expertise can you share with the group?

I used to work in the Print Center here at the ESD Vancouver Campus, so my strength is that I’m already super familiar with the culture of ESD. I’m loving sharing my print center skillset with my new coworkers.

What do you like most about working here?

Friendly coworkers and the ability to build community

What is the best memory you have from your work here so far?

The compassion of my supervisors when I was put on standby during the height of the pandemic. I was able to have financial security when I wasn’t working and I was pregnant.