Amy Jo Cherner

About Amy Jo Cherner

Amy Jo Cherner has been teaching since 2007, and is in her 5th year at Eagan High School. Previously she taught at Apple Valley High School, Valley Middle School, and South View Middle School in Edina Public Schools. At Eagan, Amy Jo directs three curricular treble choirs, three co-curricular ensembles, co-directs their Musical, and co-advises the schools Jewish Culture Club. She holds a B.M. from Drake University and a Master’s Degree in Music Education with a Choral Conducting emphasis from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. She is an active member of MMEA and ACDA, where she has held the post of registrar and was elected to Metro-East chair serving from 2021-2024. She has presented at ACDA-MN’s summer dialogue, served on the MN Sings committee, and served as a section lead (2018) and section coach (2017) of the Minnesota All-State SSAA Choirs. In 2015, her non-auditioned 9th grade women’s choir from South View were chosen to perform at the North Central American Choral Directors Convention in Sioux Falls, SD, and in 2013, her choir performed at Minnesota Music Educators Associations Mid-Winter Clinic. She and her husband Dave reside in Eagan and their proudest accomplishments are their three children.
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