Amanda Overmann began her educational journey in 2007. She worked part time as a teacher’s aide while earning her teaching degree. Upon earning her teaching certificate in 2009, she began in her first classroom at St. Joseph School in Bonne Terre teaching kindergarten and first grade. She was in this classroom for 2 years, and then moved to a combined 4th, 5th, and 6th grade classroom. In 2012, she began her studies in administration, while also teaching full time and doing the duties of an interim principal. She graduated with an administration degree in 2014. The same year she moved schools to teach middle school math at St. Agnes Elementary in Bloomsdale. She remained in this position for 5 years. She was the principal at Valle Catholic Grade School from 2019-2013, and is excited to return the the classroom, teaching high school math.
I have recently found a love for houseplants. I also like to read and do embroidery. I have two children and two dogs.
What do you love most about teaching at Valle Catholic?
“I love teaching at Valle Catholic because we have all kinds of learners. I love to challenge those who are high achieving, but I especially love working with struggling students to gain success.”
Why is Catholic education important?
“Catholic education is important because we are so much more than our school subjects. In Catholic education, we get to form people using Christ as our guide.”