My name is Amy Quinde and I am the owner of PeopleLeap, which offers consultations, workshops, and short-term courses to individuals and individuals within organizations on:

  • Intercultural/diversity issues,
  • Personal/career/organizational development
  • English as a Second/Foreign/New language

I am an internationally certified English and ESL instructor as well as a consultant, coach, trainer, and curriculum specialist in the areas of Intercultural/ International/ Diversity Issues, Education & Training, Career Development, and Educational Publishing & Curriculum.  I was born and raised in Buffalo, New York in the United States.  I hold a Master’sAmy Lingenfelter- Photo degree in Education from the University of Buffalo and have been teaching English and giving workshops to people of all ages, cultures, and language backgrounds for 10 years.  Additionally, I have worked in Spain, Japan, Venezuela, and Ecuador, and have been blessed with the opportunity to travel to many parts of the globe.  I also have business experience in journalism, human resources, and marketing at large corporations in New York City.  Finally, I am certified to administer and evaluate the career-oriented Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and Strong Interest Inventory.  I can meet your diverse learning and development needs in virtually any environment, whether it be in-person or internet-based.  On a more personal note, my hobbies are reading books, writing in my journal, oil painting, biking, hiking, boating/kayaking, snorkeling, traveling, singing karaoke, salsa dancing, and all kinds of movies and music.

I offer consultation/services in the following areas:

Educational Services:

  • Teaching (English, ESL/EFL, ELA, Literature, Reading/Literacy, TOEFL/SAT), online and in person
  • Teacher Training and Coaching
  • Curriculum Development & Publishing
  • Educational Program & Assessment Design
  • Tutoring Ages 5-Adult
  • Individual Educational Consulting

Business & Organizational Development Services:

  • Business English Skills
  • Evaluating/Designing/Developing/Delivering Education & Training programs for organizations
  • Personality/Career Testing using the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (to improve functioning of people and organizations)
  • Personal Career and Group Coaching
  • Multicultural/International/Diversity Issues