Who We Are
Advancing Dynamic Solutions is led by Amy Dyett and Amy Dillon, two women who have dedicated their careers toward making connections across education and health and helping to advance projects that make a real difference.
Amy Dyett, M.Ed.
With content expertise in comprehensive school health and the complex education system, Amy provides strategic visioning that impacts systemic change. In addition to supporting schools and districts across Colorado and promoting school health best practices, she aligns policy into practice, integrates non-academic data into accountability systems, and fosters collaborative partnerships with organizations and agencies in Colorado and across the nation.
Amy was Director of Health and Wellness at the Colorado Education Initiative for over seven years leading various initiatives including Colorado Healthy Schools Smart Source, Healthy School Champions Recognition, among others. She founded An Apple a Day, LLC in 2015, has also worked at Tri-County Health Department, and has been a 2nd and 6th grade teacher.
Amy represented the United States as a 2017 Global Education Policy Fellow and has held numerous membership roles on state and national coalitions and committees. Amy received her B.S. in Biology and Biomedical Sciences from Colorado State University and her Masters in Teaching from University of Northern Colorado.
Amy enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her husband, three kids, two dogs, and a cat, and is an avid runner. Amy believes in finding innovative solutions to complex challenges to enable all youth to reach their full potential.
Amy Dillon, M.Ed.
Amy is an educator, strategic thinker, and health advocate with nearly 20 years of experience in health promotion, facilitation, grant writing and management, partnership development, communications and outreach, data collection and evaluation, local policy development, professional learning development, and event planning.
She has held various roles within state and local governments and non-profit organizations, including the Colorado Department of Education and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. She was instrumental in the expansion of the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey (HKCS) across numerous state agencies to provide both state and local data related to youth risk and protective factors.
Amy brings a passionate approach toward improving health, particularly within the context of changing systems and creating equitable environments. She previously worked for Jeffco Public Schools with a focus on creating healthier schools through policy and systems changes, as well as addressing factors that support behavioral health, substance use prevention, healthy eating and physical activity. Amy is currently an Executive Committee Member for Jefferson County Communities that Care and is the Data Workgroup Chair. Known for her positive outlook and enthusiasm, Amy has the ability to focus on the big picture, while also enjoying the daily tasks required to get the job done.
Amy has a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Community Health from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and Master of Education degree from Colorado State University. She served on the board of the Colorado Public Health Association for six years, including the roles of President and Director of Professional Education.
With travel, nature, and board games as her personal passions, Amy is excited to partner with organizations to create environments that promote physical and mental health for young people and communities.