Amanda Thornton
Executive Assistant

Amanda Thornton is an Executive Assistant with Education First. Before her time at EF, she was with Teaching Trust, a Dallas-based education nonprofit that focuses on providing exceptional development opportunities for teachers. A DFW native, Amanda attended public schools from K-12th grade. During this time, she saw the growing imperative for leader support and education policy reform. She is passionate about changing the education landscape so every student may have an equal chance to succeed. In her free time, Amanda travels the world for archaeological digs. She also likes to hike, watch movies and spent time with her dog, Jake.

Amanda's expertise

  • Getting Stuff Done
  • Executive Support
  • Administration
  • Logistics and Coordination
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Human Capital

Top 3 Places Traveled

  • Italy
  • Germany