Amy Gordon has joined the Pine River-Backus Family Center as a family support specialist.

Gordon has an associate's degree in early childhood care and guidance and is working to obtain her bachelor's degree. She is a member of the Early Childhood Coalition and is a Girl Scout leader.

Previously, she worked as a Head Start teacher and as a paraprofessional. Last year, she accepted the National Head Start Hero award for her involvement in her community.

She and her husband, Jason Gordon, together have five children who attend the Pine River-Backus School District.