Degrees and Certifications:

CCPA since 2016 UC Berkeley

Amber Perkins Ellis

Amber Perkins-Ellis grew up in Sacramento, although she was born in the Bay and returned to continue her education at University of California, Berkeley where she receive received her B.A. Amber is passionate about working with youth to achieve and accomplish their academic, professional and personal goals. She hopes to continue in the field of education through teaching and, in the future, counseling. Amber started working at CCPA in 2016 as a coordinator with buildOn and transitioned into teaching at the start of the 2019 school year, then to mental health support in 2020.