English Instructor, High School
Amanda Granse worked for Minneapolis Public Schools for 12 years in a variety of settings as well as at Minnehaha Academy. She is a reserve teacher across the Twin Cities in numerous public, private, and charter schools. In addition to K-12 experience, Granse has taught adult ELL courses through Minneapolis Adult Basic Education at North Campus. Amanda has a Bachelor of Arts in English with minors in Biology and Studio Arts, a Master of Arts in Literature, and a Master of Arts in Educational Instruction.
Granse is an active artist with submissions to the MN State Fair (2018), and is a musician playing cello and classical guitar. A long time resident of the Twin Cities, Granse has worked at the Walker Arts Center, volunteered with Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies (GTCYS), and the Minneapolis Youth Chorus, the youth chorus of the Minnesota Choral. She has volunteered extensively with First Robotics and High Tech Kids as well as many community organizations. She lives in South Minneapolis with her husband of 25 years, three daughters, a dog, and two cats.