Thursday, July 2, 2015

Meet Your ALNBCT Network Board of Directors: Amy Murphy, Treasurer


Dr. Amy Fowler Murphy currently serves as the Chemistry Education Specialist with the Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI) at the University of Montevallo. Prior to her role with this program, Dr. Murphy taught high school chemistry at Spain Park High School in Hoover City Schools and Ensley High School in Birmingham City Schools. Dr. Murphy earned National Board Certification in 2006 and completed her Doctorate of Education in Curriculum and Instruction in 2012. The focus of her dissertation research was sustaining inquiry-based methods of teaching and learning in science classrooms. Dr. Murphy has designed and facilitated numerous professional learning opportunities for teachers at the local, state, and national level, and contributed a chapter to the recently published The Go-To Guide for Engineering Curricula, Grades 9-12: Choosing and Using the Best Instructional Materials for Your Students based on her work with the Active Chemistry curriculum. Dr. Murphy currently resides in Leeds with her husband, Eric, and her two dogs, Bear and Coco.

To view biographies of other board members, please select the Board of Directors tab at the top of the page.

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