Amy Fuglestad is currently teaching Spanish courses and coordinating the Spanish labs at Valley City State University and working at a substitute teacher of Spanish.
She has a Bachelors of Arts degree, Spanish and Communication, from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota and a Bachelors of Science degree, Spanish Education, from Valley City State University. She studied for a semester at the Institute of Spanish Language and Culture, University of Navarre, Pamplona, Spain. While in Spain she participated in a Spanish culture club, cooking Spanish foods and dancing Sevillanas. She also tutored Spanish speakers learning English.
She lived and worked in Paraguay for six months, living with Paraguayan families and working with Extension professionals in mostly rural areas. Upon her return she traveled the state of North Dakota sharing her experiences to schools and community groups for 2 months as an International 4-H Youth Exchange Representative (IFYE). Amy worked as a Youth Development Specialist for 17 years, with both North Dakota State University and Iowa State University 4-H programs.