My favorite thing about teaching at Ashford is knowing I am a part of a progressive and innovative team that strives to find the BEST methods for their students.
Amy Rogers, EdD
Dr. Amy Rogers serves as Chair of the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction Degree Program and Assistant Professor in the College of Education at Ashford University. She holds a Doctor of Education in Teaching Innovations and Leadership from Arizona State University, a Master of Education in Professional Development from Heritage College, and Bachelor’s degrees in Elementary Education and Special Education from Central Washington University.
Dr. Rogers spent a good portion of her career as a high school special educator from 1998-2011, gaining extensive experience with students with learning disabilities and other health impairments. From 2011-2013 she served as Master Teacher in a TAP school district at a K-8 school. There, she supported teachers with ongoing professional development and specialized in teacher quality, instructional practices, and the teacher evaluation process.
She says, “My favorite thing about teaching at Ashford is knowing I am a part of a progressive and innovative team that strives to find the BEST methods for their students. I love watching the light bulb go on when people are learning. Knowing that I can impact one’s personal and professional growth is very gratifying. It is my passion to grow new teachers and to motivate veteran teachers to enhance their practice.”
Originally from Washington, Dr. Rogers has lived in Arizona since 2003. She has two children, and spends her spare time outdoors kayaking and enjoying the beauty of Arizona’s hiking trails.