Amy Brooks began teaching at Columbus Academy in 2005 as our Middle and Upper School Choir Director, and in 2020 added the role of School Counseling Intern before beginning her work as Middle School Counselor at the start of the 2022-23 school year. She has also served as an advisor in the Upper and Middle School, and music director for the Upper School spring musical. Before arriving at Academy, Amy worked as a Choir Director at Highland Local Schools. She holds a B.M.Ed. from Bowling Green State University and has a M.S. in school counseling from the University of Dayton. Amy and her husband, Chris, have two children, Hannah and Noah ’28, and their family has a dog Carter and a cat Cappuccino.

Amy’s favorite thing about Columbus Academy 
“My favorite thing about CA is working with the students. I think the students involved in the arts here are some of the most interesting and creative people I’ve ever encountered.”

Little-known fact
“I grew up on a farm and really enjoy the outdoors.”

Favorite place to eat
Lemongrass in the Short North

  • B.M.Ed. Bowling Green State University
  • M.S.Ed. University of Dayton