Stephanie Samtoy

Ms. Samtoy teaches grades 3-4 at Alessandro School. She's been teaching for 9 years. Ms. Samtoy holds a Master of Science in Special Education and a Level 2 Education Specialist Credential from National University. She also holds a Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from the University of California, Riverside. Ms. Samtoy's class enjoys participating in educational field trips, Science Fair, National History Day, Read Across America, and many other celebrations. Ms. Samtoy's students also practice yoga twice per week. Her hobbies include reading, yoga, dancing, and spending time with her three dogs. Ms. Samtoy's teaching philosophy is that students require a variety of fun and engaging learning activities in a well-organized and structured classroom where their individuality is respected in order for them to succeed.


Message to Students: "You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You are not meant for crawling, so don't. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly. -Rumi"