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Miss Amanda Poracky
Amanda Poracky has been teaching 4th and 5th grade science and social studies at Fullerton School of Academics for almost 4 years now. She graduated from the University of Akron in 2015 earning a Bachelors degree in Middle Level Education and a certificate in Environmental Science. She previously student-taught at Memorial Junior High in South Euclid School District and has also had experience teaching 8th Grade Science at the STEM School at The National Inventors Hall of Fame in Akron.
Prior to teaching, Miss. Poracky worked at the Akron Law Library at the Summit County Courthouse for 3 years. Outside of school, she is also a dance instructor and promoter for various Latin and African dances in Cleveland and Youngstown. Her four year experience in the Cleveland Dance Community has taken her to an international congress where she taught Kizomba, a dance from Angola in Toronto, Canada. She hopes to sponsor a program at Fullerton called Dance Culture where students and parents will learn about various cultures and dances around the world. They will also have the opportunity to create travel passports for every country they visit, right in Fullerton’s Gym! In the spring, Miss. Poracky hopes to sponsor a Science Fair for grades 3-5 welcoming families to join the fun. Miss. Poracky is eager to start the school year off and thrilled to be joining an excellent team at Fullerton.