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Dear parents and students,
Here is a little information about myself.  As a student, I attended schools in the El Rancho Unified School District.  I went on to receive my Bachelor's Degree in Communications from Cal State Fullerton, my Master's Degree in Education from Whittier College, Mathematics Credential from UCLA, and Administrative Services Credential from Cal Poly Pomona.  
I have been teaching math at STEAM Academy (formerly Burke Middle School) since 2005.  I provide math tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 3-4 pm in my classroom, Room 9.  If you need to reach me, please call (562) 801-5059 or email me at
I look forward to another successful year teaching 8th Grade Math.
Sylvia Vela-Amaya, M.Ed.
8th Grade Math Teacher
Also Parents:

If you would like to see upcoming homework assignments for your child's class, please visit my Google Classroom page.

To be redirected to my Google Classroom, please click on the "Links" tab on the bottom right of this page and then choose the "Google Classroom" link.

Please note, you may only see my Google Classroom page if you "log in" using your child's email address and password.


Recent Posts

Math Tutoring for Mrs. Amaya resumes Monday, Sept. 11

Tutoring for Mrs. Amaya will start again on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays next week. Tutoring is from 3-4 pm in Room 9.

No Math Tutoring for Mrs. Amaya Next Week

There will be no Math Tutoring for Mrs. Amaya only, next week. (week of September 5th through September 8th.)
Tutoring will resume the week of September 11th.  Thank you for understanding! Mrs. Amaya

BTSN - Back to School Night on 8/30 5:30-7:30 pm

 Students, please remember we have BTSN on Wednesday, 8/30 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Extra Credit if your parent comes and signs-in.