Ms. Amsterdam grew up in Southern California and has called the Bay Area home for 11 years. She has been teaching since 2005 and has taught in several Oakland and San Lorenzo schools.
Ms. Amsterdam attended CSU Fullerton, received her teaching credential from National University, and received her Administrative Services credential from Reach Institute for School Leadership.
In the classroom, Ms. Amsterdam enjoys exploring mathematics and finding a great book to read with the class. Outside of school, Ms. Amsterdam spends time with her husband and toddler exploring and enjoying Oakland with friends.