- MEd, Merrimack College
- BS in Architecture, Northeastern University
Amy is the lead teacher for the Engineering Pathway at Lawrence High School (LHS) and a PhD student in the STEM Education program. She has “advanced” teacher status in her district, has been nominated for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), is a member of UMass-Lowell’s Engineering Action Network (EAN), and has PLTW certifications in Introduction to Engineering, Engineering Design & Development, and Civil Engineering & Architecture. She has additional certifications in Special Education and Sheltered English Immersion and is a member of LHS’s CRT (Culturally Responsive Teaching) Committee. Prior to working in Lawrence, Amy had experience in the architecture field and in higher education administration. She is passionate about issues of equity and access within the K-16 education pipeline, particularly for first-generation youth interested in STEM. Her doctoral research focuses on the intersection of education, poverty, and urban space, and she has given conference presentations and professional development workshops on issues of curriculum and multi-lingual learners. Her resume and other professional highlights can be found on her LinkedIn page.