Clinical Teacher Education Faculty
Office: Peterson Hall 417
Education: BS, University of Louisiana at Monroe, 2003; MA, Notre Dame de Namur University, 2010; PhD, Seattle Pacific University, expected 2014. At SPU since 2010.
Originally from Louisiana, Amy Vaughn has experience teaching high school mathematics in both public and private schools. She is currently completing her PhD in education at SPU. Her research focuses on teacher self-efficacy and she has presented internationally on this topic.
Professor Vaughn is passionate about the rigorous preparation of pre-service teachers and she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in pedagogy and assessment. She has also supervised student teachers during their internship experience. Professor Vaughn is committed to mentoring and teaching preservice teachers, as formative experiences impact the instructional practices that teachers adopt.
- Lumpe, A., Sink, C., & Vaughn, A. (2011). 2011 Evaluation Report of Technology and Student Support at Three Secondary Schools.
Please view Amy Vaughn's C.V. (PDF) for additional publications.
Why I Teach at SPU
Amy Vaughn, Clinical Teacher Education Faculty
"I teach at SPU because I believe that teaching is a relational profession that calls us to engage all aspects of our being. The teacher sets an example with her whole self — her intellect, her curiosity, her faith, and her care."