Amanda De Leon

Head Teacher

Amanda De Leon is a head teacher at Bank Street Head Start. Over the years, Amanda has worked in non-profit organizations in the Lower East Side, where she was born and raised. Amanda has taught children in UPK settings for five years as a lead teacher and recently worked with first and second grade children in a private school setting. In 2016, Amanda received her BA in Early Child Education/Studio Art from Brooklyn College and earned her NYS teaching certification in Early Childhood (Birth-2nd). Last spring, Amanda completed her Master’s in Literacy Education from Hunter College. Amanda enjoys creating mixed media art, loves to sing everywhere she goes, and hopes to one day write her own children’s book.