Master of Arts in Teaching Dept.
EdD, Educational Foundations and Leadership, George Fox University
Dissertation topic: Differentiation in the Work Sample: A Study of Preservice Teacher Practices
Master of Arts, Educational Administration
University of San Francisco
Thesis topic: Hiring Processes for New Teachers with a Focus on Retention
Bachelor of Arts, Social Science with a concentration in Child Development
California Multiple Subject Credential
San Jose State University
Amy has taught multiple courses, including General Methods and Management, Content Area Literacy for Middle and High Schools, Introduction to Middle and High School Level Teaching, Multicultural Education, Foundations of Education, Student Teaching Seminar, Independent tutorials, Action Research, Issues in Human Development, and student teaching supervision.
Public School Experience
Amy has taught first, second, fourth and sixths grades and been involved in public school administration at the elementary and middle school levels.
Outside the public school arena, she served as a director of Christian education for many years.
- Differentiated instruction in the work sample
- Mapping career paths of educators
- Secondary teacher perspectives of assessment
- Teacher retention
American Education Research Association
Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
National Association for Multicultural Education
2008 Kappa Delta Pi Teacher of the Year for the Linfield Chapter
Graduate Teacher of the Year, George Fox University, 2009-10