Amneris is a Holyoke native and graduate of Holyoke Public Schools. She began her college education at Holyoke Community College, and while completing an internship at the Willie Ross School for the Deaf, she developed an interest in education and a passion for helping and educating children with special needs.
She graduated from Westfield State University with a Bachelors degree in Special Education, and taught special education in the Springfield Public Schools for the past eight years. As both a teacher and a parent, she is passionate about education and her goal is for her daughter and all children to have access to a high-quality education.
When not working, Amneris enjoys spending time with her family and is one class away from finishing her master's degree at Lesley University.