Meet Our Staff

Greatness in teaching is just as rare as greatness in medicine, dance, law, or any other profession. Although the qualities that make great teachers are not easy to inculcate or duplicate, requiring these qualities sets a standard of excellence that AMA strives for, and reaches. This is why we retain the best teachers! Our rigorous hiring and training process demand qualities that emerge as hallmarks for the best teaching. Watching a great teacher at the top of his or her form is like watching a great surgical or artistic performance. Although infinitely difficult and painstakingly planned, great teaching appears effortless and seamless. One can easily believe that it is the simplest thing in the world—until one tries to do it.

Listed below are some of the accomplishments, achievements, and accolades from our team:

  • Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential for all staff
  • Back to Back Principal of the Year Award winner from over 150 schools nationwide
  • Teacher of the Year candidate
  • Certified Instructors for The Leader in Me: 7 Habits of Effective Leaders
  • Clear Reading Certificate
  • Deans List
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Pi Lambda Theta Education Honor Society
  • Perfect Attendance Award
  • Thinking Maps certified
  • Intercultural Ambassador Teacher
  • Elementary School District Master Teacher
  • STEAM Instructors
  • International Studies Education Program
  • Rick Morris: ‘Classroom Management certified
  • Certified Instructor in Brain Based Learning
  • Advanced Level Coach: K-2 Writing and Reading-Nancy Fetzer
  • Certified Instructors for Google APPS for Education


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  • Exciting and Academic Summer Programs Available
  • Credentialed Teacher in Every Elementary Classroom
  • Safe and Secure Campuses
  • Integration of Technology into the Classroom
  • 21st Century Learning
  • Spanish/Chinese Instruction 2 Times a Week
  • Family Friendly Environment
  • Small Class Sizes