Ms. Amelia Becker grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, and graduated from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. As an undergraduate student, she worked at the William and Mary Writing Resources Center as a Student Administrator and Writing Consultant. She received her bachelor's degree in English and Linguistics in 2010. In academic year 2012-2013, Amelia taught English as a Second Language through Parkway Area Adult Education in St. Louis, which is a nonprofit organization serving adults from around the world. As of 2013, she is a first-year graduate student in Gallaudet University's Linguistics Department.