Amy has been involved in education spanning various roles ranging from elementary teacher, instructional coach, and university professor. Her passion is centered on helping teachers fully engage their students by facilitating instructional practices that encourage critical thinking, problem solving, and authentic opportunities to use their knowledge.
Amy earned a master’s degree from Grand Canyon University in the area of Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in reading. She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Northern Arizona University and wants to research how quality teaching serves to empower students from all walks of life to understand their reality and ultimately take action to be change-makers in our world.
As the Chief Curriculum Officer at iCodeKids, it is Amy’s mission to create and enhance up-to- date curriculum that serves to help children grasp the foundations for how technology works, while fostering their natural curiosity and understanding for gaming, app creation, and web design. Her priority is also ensuring that each instructor has the tools they need to be successful in the classroom.