Professor Amanda Valenti teaches 10th Physics and 11th/12th grade AP Physics. She has been recognized for her work with a Big Apple Award (2020) and a Sloan Award for Excellence in Teaching Science & Mathematics (2022). Prof. Valenti received a BS in Mechanical Engineering and Physics from Syracuse University (Go Orange!) before earning an MA in Science Education. She loves working at CSS because of the school’s commitment to science education and because her students share her love of learning.