Phone: 816-316-7443


Degrees and Certifications:


Amanda Mayes, EdS, MS, RD, LD
Family and Consumer Science Teacher
Ruskin High School
Smith Hale Middle School

Years of teaching experience:
3 years of experience

Area of expertise:
nutrition, wellness, registered and licensed dietitian

Educational Background:
2014 EdS in Human Services, Technology and Occupational Education, University of Central Missouri
2001 MS in Dietetics and Nutrition, University of Kansas
1998 BS in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech

Why I chose education as my career of choice:
I chose education as my career because I love working with kids and enjoy helping them learn skills/knowledge that they will be able to use for the rest of their lives.

Personal Interests:
In my spare time, I enjoy cheering on my daughters in their activities, staying active by running and biking, cooking/baking, reading and gardening.