Amanda Spiegelberg, MA

Director of Admissions


Pronouns: she/her/hers

Amanda Spiegelberg has worked in education and equity across communities. She served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Ethiopia for over three years, where she worked as a community volunteer and teacher in northwestern Ethiopia before moving to Addis Ababa as a Program Coordinator with Population Council. There, she coordinated a national PEPFAR study on rural to urban migration of out-of-school girls. After her time in Ethiopia, Amanda accepted a position as Field Director for the Asian University for Women’s Pathways for Promise program in Bangladesh. In addition to directing the program, she taught young women from the garment industry and the Rohingya refugee community. Upon returning to the United States, Amanda worked as a National Recruitment and Selection Specialist for Urban Teachers covering the western region. She is originally from Santa Ana, California, and is passionate about connecting would-be teachers with the support and network they need to enter the profession. Amanda earned a BA in Psychology and Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame and an MA in Intercultural Youth and Family Development from the University of Montana.