Amy Solares was born and raised right here in Virginia Beach. She is a mother of 2 children attending the Virginia Beach City Public School system. Both Children have been in this school system since 1st grade.

Amy has earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Florida State University and a Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law. 
Amy also served as the volunteer coach for her children’s recreation soccer and t-ball teams when they were toddlers. 
Amy has volunteered with Girls on the Run for 5-6 seasons while her daughter was attending New Castle Elementary School (here in VB.) She took great pleasure to work with the other volunteer coaches who were Virginia Beach City Public School teachers and with the girls who participated in the program.

Amy has been a member of the running community in the Tidewater Striders and her children also ran with the Tidewater Striders New Energy Youth Running Club for a number of years. 
Amy currently volunteers with the Virginia Beach Police Department, Animal Care & Adoption Center and has done so for over 10 years now. She has also fostered about 100 kittens in her prior to them being available for adoption.
With an impressive education to her credit, living, working, raising her family and volunteering in Virginia Beach makes Amy Solares a great choice to serve on the Virginia Beach School Board.