- B.A, University of the Pacific; Stockton, CA
- Texas Teaching Certifications: Elementary Self-Contained Grades 1-8; Elementary Bilingual/ESL Grades 1-8; Elementary Spanish Grades 1-8
- OEC Catechist Certification Level 1
- Teacher of the Year: St. Mary Magdalene Catholic School
- Faith in Action: St. Mary Magdalene Catholic School
- Gates Recruitment Fellow: Houston ISD
- Welfare Teacher: On Location Education; New York
Mrs. Rebecca Amstutz is excited to begin her second year of teaching at St. Francis de Sales! Beginning her 33rd year in the classroom, she brings a wealth of experience and an unwavering devotion to her students. Having joined the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston five years ago after leaving public education, Mrs. Amstutz feels blessed to be able to bring Christ to the forefront of her work, facilitating the mastery of required academic content while also helping her children build the men and women that they will be. Now an empty-nester since her son graduated from college a year ago, Mrs. Amstutz loves spending her spare time with her husband of 38 years, Steve, and her rescue dog, Phineas. Mrs. Amstutz also loves a good whodunit mystery! She is an avid yoga practitioner, and is certified as a teacher at the 200-hour level by the Yoga Alliance.