Empowering students with language-based learning differences
Amanda Davis, Spanish teacher, has over twenty years of teaching experience in Spanish, French, and English. Ms. Davis holds a B.S. in education (English and Spanish) from the University of Kansas and an M.A. in Spanish from Middlebury College, Madrid campus. She received her French certification at Sorbonne University in Paris, France. Ms. Davis was a recipient of a foreign language fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities and developed curriculum based on the history of the Saint James Way in France and Spain. Her professional experience in education includes work as a world language teacher in Montgomery County, MD, and as a translator and English teacher in Casablanca, Morocco. Ms. Davis's language studies have taken her to Canada, Argentina, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Paraguay, and Chile. Ms. Davis is currently working toward a Certificate of World Art History through the Smithsonian Associates and participating in a Year of Classics, a program offered by St. John's College of Baltimore, MD. In her free time, Ms. Davis dances Cuban salsa and tango at various venues in the area.
Why I Teach At Siena: I love the creative freedom and the opportunity to work with a staff of exceptional and dedicated people. It is a community where all learners can thrive.