Amy Springer grew up in rural Wisconsin. After graduating high school, she attended Gustavus Adolphus College where she was a history major with a minor in philosophy. Later, she attended the College of St. Catherine/Dominican University for her Master's in Library and Information Science. While she was in graduate school, she worked as a Circulation Assistant at William Mitchell College of Law. After graduating with an M.L.I.S., she accepted a position as a Reference and Instruction librarian at Rasmussen College in 2007. She serves on the Diversity Committee, and is the liaison to the Paralegal and Criminal Justice programs.