Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
Dr. Amy Barrios is a Contributing Faculty member in the College of Education at Walden. Currently residing in the DC area, Amy was a faculty member in the College of Education at the University of the District of Columbia, Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, and at Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia. She began her education career as a high school English teacher in her hometown of Ashburn, Georgia. Amy’s leadership in the field of education earned her a national Emerging Leader in Education award through Phi Delta Kappa in 2011, and she currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Teacher Educators. Amy is certified as a teacher and administrator in more than a dozen areas and is passionate about ensuring teachers are prepared to address the diverse needs of today’s student population. Her research interests include Literacy strategies, classroom diversity, curriculum development, teacher quality and preparation, online teaching, ESL, instructional leadership, and international education. Amy is a graduate of Baylor University.