Amy Stefanisko: 10th-12th Academic Coach
Amy has been teaching since 2000 and has a BA in Psychology, a MA in Curriculum and Instruction she is also dual certified. Prior to teaching at Sequoia STAR Academy, she worked in a group home setting providing services to adults with disabilites.
After working many years for adults with disabilites, she went back to college, obtained her teaching degree and her Special Education certification. Amy continued on, obtaining her MA degree in Curriculum and Insturction in 2000. Amy, her husband and their daughter travel as often as they can and she is an avid knitter, spinner, and weaver.
She feels like STAR is a safe haven for students who have had trouble in other shcools because they don’t fit in for one reason or another. Sequoia STAR’s ability to be flexible in providing quality education creates an environment that fosters student success.