Dr. Amy Moreland

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Assistant Director

Amy Moreland is the UTeach Expansion Manager with the UTeach Institute, leading the national UTeach Implementation and Support Services and the Evaluation and Reporting groups.

Amy has worked at the UTeach Institute since 2012 after graduating from UT Austin with a PhD in STEM Education in 2011. She also holds a master’s degree in biology from the University of North Texas, with past experience teaching general sciences at the middle school level and environmental science at the community college level.

If you like the Austin music scene, you might find her playing mandolin in the local bluegrass/Americana troupe, Brand New Key!

2019 Contributor on the White Paper presented by the UTeach Maker Consortium: Incorporating Maker-centered Learning into Preservice STEM Teacher Education: A Model from UTeach Maker

2017 Moreland, A. Computational Thinking and Collaboration in Big D. Infosys Foundation web feature

2011A Mixed Methods Study of Mid-Career Science Teachers: The Growth of Professional Empowerment. Dissertation. UT Digital Repository: http://repositories.lib.utexas.edu/handle/2152/ETD-UT-2011-05-3046

  • 2014 Best Paper Award from the Lives of Teachers SIG, American Education Research Association
  • 2012 Best Paper Award for Implications of Research for Educational Practice, Association for Science Teacher Education
  • 017 NSF STEMforAll video showcase. http://stemforall2017.videohall.com/presentations/991
  • 2016 Fletcher, C. and Moreland, A. AP Computer Science Principles. Session presented at the 2016 Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, TX
  • 2015 Beth, A. and Moreland, A. Conducting Research Using National UTeach Implementation Data. Session presented at the 2015 UTeach Conference, Austin, TX
  • 2014 Moreland, A. and Hobbs, M. Professional Empowerment in Action: Meeting Teachers Where They Are. Paper presented at the Association for Science Teacher Education conference, San Antonio, TX
  • 2013 Moreland, A. and Hobbs, M. Professional Empowerment of Pre-K Teachers Over Three Years of Sustained Science Teacher Professional Development. Poster presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) conference, Puerto Rico
  • 2012 Chow, T. and Moreland, A. Exploring Identities of Mid-Career Math and Science Teachers Through Creative and Visual Interviews. Paper presented in the Lives of Teachers SIG, at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference, Vancouver, BC
Contact Information
Campus location:
WPR 4.111

West Pickle Research Building
3925 W Braker Lane Suite 4.111
Austin TX 78759