Amelia Manes

Kindergarten Teacher

BA, San Francisco State University; MEd, Concordia University Portland; TESOL

Amelia was born and raised with her five siblings in Claremont, CA. She attended San Francisco State University where she earned her Bachelors in Liberal Studies. After graduating, she joined the Teach For America program in New Orleans where she taught students in a moderate-severe Special Education setting. She took a year off to travel after which she landed in Mexico City teaching first grade at an international school with a dual immersion/International Baccalaureate program, while also completing both a TESOL certification and a Masters in Education. The pandemic brought her back to the Bay area last year and she ran a small pod school for Pre-K students in Marin. In her free time, Amelia loves to travel, explore new parks, listen to music, and eat everything! También, habla español.