Amy Kamata · Stone Oak Elementary School · San Antonio, TX
Fifth Grade Science Teacher
Amy Kamata grew up on a cattle farm in Iowa. After graduating with a B.A. in community recreation, she lived in Japan and Mexico, teaching conversational English and volunteering. In 1998, she returned to the United States, landing in Texas. Since then, she has worked at a retirement community and government travel office, had two kids, and returned to school to earn a master of arts in teaching. She started her seventh year as a fifth-grade science teacher this fall. During the summer months, she works at a camp. She recently completed her Master Naturalist certification. Her interests include volunteering for environmental causes, reading, working out, and traveling; attending concerts, the theater, and art exhibits; and learning new things.