Amanda Webster

I came to Indianapolis in 1990 and have raised my 5 children here. They have attended both public and local Islamic schools.  I taught full time as a homeroom teacher in 1st, 2nd and 5th grades, and part time as an Arabic and Quran , Art teacher and  7th-8th grade  Literature teacher at Madrasa-tul-Ilm in Indianapolis for 8 years between 1992 and 2002. I worked for 5 years as a substitute teacher with the Plainfield Community School Corp. and for 2 years (2006-2008) as a 1st and 2nd grade homeroom teacher at Eman Elementary in Fishers IN.  I graduated from IUPUI School of Education in 2014 and currently hold 2 licenses from the State of Indiana in Elementary Education and Teaching English as a New Language.


Elementary Education : May 8, 2014
ENL : Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages :May 8 2014


IUPUI School of Education 2012-2014
Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education
Concentration: ENL / ESL
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Ivy Tech Community College 2010-2012
Associate of Science in Elementary Education
Kuwait University 1988
Arabic language
Vanderbilt University 1983-1985
Social and Cultural Anthropology


Extended Leave Substitute: 1st Grade, College Park, Pike Twp.
May 12, 2014- May 29, 2014
Student Teaching: IUPUI Indianapolis, IN     
  Spring 2014  1st Grade Newcomer Class, College Park, Pike Twp.
Fall 2013  4th Grade at Cold Spring School, IPS
Spring 2013  4th Grade at Stephen Foster IPS School 67
Service Learning: Ivy Tech Indianapolis, IN 
Fall 2011   1st  Grade, IPS  School 51
Fall 2010  Level 1 ENL Classroom, Pike Freshman Center
Stafford Apts.,/ Exodus Refugees, Indianapolis, IN  2010 (Volunteer)

Collaborate with Exodus Refugee coordinator to teach beginning
English to Arabic speaking Newcomers

Eman Elementary, Fishers, IN    2006-2008
1st and 2nd Grade Teacher : combined class
Additional projects: Organize implementation of
Accelerated Reader Program
Plainfield Community School Corp., Plainfield, IN 2004-2006, 2009-2012 Substitute Teacher
2nd and 3rd Grade Study Buddy at Vanburen Elem. (Volunteer)
The School of Knowledge, Indianapolis, IN 1992- 1996, 1997- 2003
2nd Grade5th Grade Home Room Teacher; 7th and 8th Grade Literature
Arabic Language Teacher for 3 levels 1st and 2nd Grade Teacher : combined class