Amanda Costello

Minneapolis Minnesota

Amanda Costello is the lead content strategist in the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), where she works with college administrators, directors, and department-level content strategists to direct comprehensive strategy. She is also the director of MinneWebCon, a grassroots knowledge-sharing web conference in Minnesota. A former English teacher in Japan, she values clear communication and having a plan (plus a couple of back-ups).

Amanda is an award-winning speaker on working with content specialists and the web, content strategy, building web teams, and sharing ideas to do good work. She enjoys filling out forms because it feels like taking a test where she knows all the answers.

Upcoming Speaking:

Confab Higher Ed - Atlanta, GA (November 13-14)

Past Speaking Highlights:

MIMA Summit - Minneapolis, MN (October 2014)

Digital PM Summit - Austin, TX (October 2014)

edUi - Richmond, VA (September 2014)

UMN Communicator's Forum - Minneapolis, MN (June 2014)

Confab Higher Ed - Atlanta, GA (November 2013)

BlendConf - Charlotte, NC (September 2013)

Confab Central - Minneapolis, MN (June 2013)

J. Boye Web and Intranet Conference - Philadelphia, PA (May 2013)

High Ed Web - Milwaukee, WI (Oct 2012), winner of Red Stapler (best in track) and Best of Conference.

Penn State Web Conference - State College, PA (June 2012)

  • Work
    • University of Minnesota
  • Education
    • University of Minnesota
    • English B.A. (2005)