In addition to teaching elementary music and being a middle school band mom, I’m also working with a local high school band. I’m looking forward to a very busy & exciting year!
Amanda Crawford, Brass Tech
Amanda grew up in Inverness and is an alumna of CHS where she participated in marching band, concert band, and chorus. She served as drum major for 2 years, as well as student conductor for both band and chorus. She attended the University of Central Florida where she earned her B.A. in Liberal Studies. Her emphasis is in Music and Education with a minor in Religious Studies. Amanda marched mellophone with the UCF Marching Knights for 3 years and played in Jammin’ Knights, the basketball pep band. She also marched with Spirit of Atlanta Drum & Bugle Corps in ’99 and Tampa Bay Thunder Drum & Bugle Corps in 2000.
Amanda holds professional educator certification for Elementary K-6, PreKindergarten/Primary, Music K-12, and has the ESOL endorsement. She taught 6 years in Sumter County and this is her third year teaching in Citrus County. She is currently the PK-5 Music teacher at Pleasant Grove Elementary. She is very excited to share her knowledge and passion for music with others! She loves singing with the Cornerstone Worship Team, playing guitar, photography, and making her own artwork.
Mrs. Crawford enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.