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Amir Samandi, Mentor Coordinator
Phone: (210) 554-2700
Amir Samandi is the Mentorship Coordinator for CAST Tech High School through Tech Bloc and the Founder and Executive Director of Summer of Service (SOS). Amir has taught AP Human Geography, AP Government, AP Economics, 6th Grade World Cultures and several other courses over his nearly six years of teaching with the STEM Academy in North East ISD. He was awarded the PTSA Lifetime Member Award in 2017, and was a Finalist for the 2017 HEB Excellence in Education Award and has been nominated or awarded numerous other awards. Amir is also an Adjunct Professor with St. Mary's University and has taught undergraduate, graduate and Upward Bound courses there. Amir was recently named one of San Antonio's "40 under 40" by the San Antonio Business Journal for his work on extended learning opportunities with Summer of Service (SOS). SOS is a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to providing San Antonio youth with experiential learning opportunities outside the classroom through community service and travel abroad. Through his leadership, SOS has taken more than 200 students abroad to over 11 countries with more than 4,000 hours of community service to the San Antonio community and counting! Amir is also a former Foreign Affairs Analyst with the U.S. Dept. of State and a national/cybersecurity contractor with the U.S. Dept. of Defense. He is married and has three sons.
Center for Applied Science & Technology | 637 N. Main Ave | San Antonio, TX 78205 | Phone: (210) 554-2700 | Fax: (210) 228-4601
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