B.S. Biology, Certificate Molecular Biology, King’s College
V.M.D., University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine
Assistant Director, Penn Foster Veterinary Academy
Member of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Member of the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association
Member of the Association of Veterinary Technician Educators
Dr. Amanda Teter is the Assistant Program Director for Penn Foster’s Veterinary Academy. Before joining the Penn Foster team, she worked for over 7 years in general clinical practice. Her entrance into education began during this time, when she mentored Vet Tech students from a local college. She started as an adjunct instructor with Penn Foster in 2012, becoming a full time instructor a few months later. She was promoted to Assistant Program Director in September of 2013.
What are some of your interests?
I live in the country and enjoy spending my time outdoors. I am currently in the process of renovating my old house (built in the late 1800s). I also enjoy knitting things for my family and friends.
What is one piece of advice you’d like to give students?
Do not sell yourself short. You never know where your career will take you. You are studying to be a veterinary medical professional! This program will give you the education you need to go far in your career. Please don’t let fear (or negativity) hold you back! You can do this.
What is one thing you could not live without?
My family... although chocolate is a close second!
What kinds of pets do you have?
I have a dog, a small flock of chickens, AND a small flock of guinea fowl.
What is one of your favorite quotes?
"Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem." - Winnie-the-Pooh, A.A. Milne