Planning and Policy Coordinator, Division of Professional-Technical Education

Amy Lorenzo has served as the Methods of Administration Coordinator at Idaho’s Division of Professional-Technical Education (PTE) since 2014. She works with schools at the secondary and postsecondary level to provide statewide leadership, advocacy, oversight, and technical assistance to ensure PTE programs meet state and federal civil rights requirements. Prior to her work at PTE, Lorenzo worked for the Idaho legislature for 8 years, conducting evaluations of state agencies and programs, which often focused on improving the quality of public education for students statewide. She has served in the public sector for nearly 20 years, working as an international student advisor and Program Analyst with the Department of Homeland Security. She holds an MPA from Louisiana State University and is currently pursuing her PhD in public policy and administration.