Bachelors Degree, California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo
Masters Degree, National University
Deans List – School of Professional Studies and Education, Appointed 2008
A graduate of Agoura High School, Mrs. Stone attended Humboldt State University, where she played intercollegiate volleyball. In 1990, she transferred to California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo to finish her Bachelor’s degree in Education and earn her Preliminary Teaching Credential. In 1995, Mrs. Stone took her first teaching position at Hazeltine Avenue Elementary School in the Los Angeles Unified School District. She planned and taught first grade in all the curriculum areas, performed duties as grade level chair and served as co-leader on a strategic planning team in Language arts. She also attended and presented at many teacher conferences in the areas of Language Arts and English Language Development. While teaching at Hazeltine Avenue, Amy earned her Master of Arts degree in Instructional Leadership at National University.
In 2000, she obtained a first grade teaching position at Oak Hills Elementary School in the Oak Park Unified School District. It was in this year that they received recognition as a California Distinguished School. Then in 2001, Mrs. Stone decided to focus on teaching a single subject, Science. She worked as a Science Specialist for an educational consulting firm called, Quest in Science. Her love for science blossomed. She instructed students in kindergarten through third grade at several private and public schools. All of the curriculum planned and taught included hands-on instruction. After six years of teaching as a traveling science specialist at many schools, Amy joined Carden Conejo School to become the kindergarten through third grade Science Specialist. She implements FOSS (Full Option Science System) modules developed at UC Berkeley along with a variety of supplemental materials such as Engineering is Elementary, Scholastic Super Science and Smart Board Technology.