Amanda was born and raised in Illinois, USA. She studied at Bradley University, where she received a degree in education. Amanda taught at a primary school in Illinois for three years, prior to moving to the Czech Republic. Amanda chose to pursue a career teaching in Prague for the beauty and presence of history in the city, the ability to travel to new places, and immersion into a new community and culture. As well as teaching, Amanda enjoys reading, hiking and other outdoor adventures, listening to music and spending time with family and friends.
Riverside graduates have been accepted to some of the most prestigious universities around the world.