B.A. in English, Ithaca College. During her undergraduate career, Amanda was awarded a Leadership Scholarship for each semester of her study. After graduation in 2001 she entered the education field as an 11th grade English Teacher in the South Bronx at Banana Kelly High School. Since her tenure there began she has continually led by taking increasingly significant roles in her school community. In addition to her instructional role, Amanda is currently a Mentor Teacher, the English Department Chair, leader of the Hiring Committee, Coordinator of Student Activities and a College Advisor.