Amanda Garza received her B.A in English from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She is entering her 10th year in the teaching field where she has taught all levels. This is her 5th year serving as a special education co-teacher in a high school ELA class. She is also the junior varsity soccer coach for Taft High School in the Northside Independent School District. In her free time, she loves to watch her son Gunner play basketball and cuddle with her newborn Jett.