Amber Weldon-Stephens - Music

Amber Weldon-Stephens

 

Amber Weldon-Stephens is the department chair and internship director for the Music Therapy Department with the Fulton County School System in Atlanta, Georgia. She started the program 20 years ago and now it is the largest music therapy department in the nation.

 

Amber holds a bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy from the University of Georgia, a master’s degree in Multiple and Sensory Disabilities from Georgia State University and a specialist degree in Special Education Administration from State University of West Georgia. In 2000 Amber was selected as Fulton County Schools Teacher of the Year.

 

Amber has served as the President of the Music Therapy Association of Georgia; President of the Southeastern Region of the American Music Therapy Association and as Council Coordinator for Association Services with the Board of Directors for the American Music Therapy Association. Amber currently teaches part time at Kennesaw State University and with Drum Majors in the summers at the University of Georgia.

 

Amber is married to the sweetest high school Latin teacher and has two precious (most of the time) children, Carly and Jared. We are all a musical family and enjoy serving at Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell!