Amy Rottmann, Ed.D. is an Assistant Professor of Education at Lenoir-Rhyne University and the program coordinator for Lenoir-Rhyne's fully online Master of Arts in Teaching Program. Dr. Rottmann received her doctorate in Educational Leadership: Curriculum, Instruction, and Supervision from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She received her BA in English and MA in Education with a Secondary English focus from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She has also earned a master's certificate in Conflict Management and Resolution from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and another master's certificate in Online Teaching and Instructional Design from Lenoir-Rhyne University. Prior to working at LR, Dr. Rottmann was a high school English teacher. She also served as the Director of the University of North Carolina Wilmington North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program, which provided scholarships and enrichment programming to future K-12 educators. Dr. Rottmann was also the Director of Student Engagement and Recruitment at the Watson College of Education and served as an instructor for their secondary education pre-service teachers. Dr. Rottmann continues to conduct research in the areas of online instruction, social justice, and pre-service teacher experience. She is dedicated to providing effective, efficient, and competency-based online instruction to her students. Dr. Rottmann has also most recently co-designed a series of micro-credentials in Instructional Design.