Amanda received her BA and Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential from California State University Dominguez Hills. She completed her student teaching in the Redondo Beach Unified School District in 2019 and has since subbed and worked as an Instructional Aide at the elementary level in the district. Before becoming an elementary teacher Amanda was a preschool teacher for over ten years. Through her schooling and experiences Amanda has extensive practice with the elementary curriculums used in the South Bay as well as with modern teaching strategies. She is trained in Eureka math and implements the Common Core Standards. Amanda believes in incorporating multiple learning modalities and hands-on aspects into her lessons and enjoys cultivating relationships with each student in her class. Amanda has two children in the Redondo Beach school district and spends time volunteering in their classrooms and supporting programs including Hands On Art, Live Well, and gardening. Amanda is excited to share her love of learning with her students.