Amy Nicholl

Amy Nicholl

Science Education

Contact Information

Ross Hall 3235J
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Science Education
Campus Box 100
Greeley, CO 80639


M.B.A. Elementary Education, University of Northern Colorado                August 2004

B.A.   University of Northern Colorado              May 1979

Also attended many courses over the years on science inquiry, science notebooks, linking science and literacy, cooperative learning, writing and reading strategies, assessment writing, technology, and math teaching strategies.

Professional/Academic Experience

University of Northern Colorado

  • Instructor for SCI 465-Scientific Inquiry and SCED 475 and 570- Science Methods, and ESCI 265 lab

Colorado Christian University

  • Instructor for Educational Philosophy, Reading and Writing Instruction, Scientific Discoveries, Biology, Math, Science and Math Methods

Poudre Learning Center

BOCES – Nature Inspired STEM Facilitator/Instructor

Windsor School District RE-4   

  • Grade levels taught:  3rd, 4th, 5th
  • Windsor High School Head Gymnastics Coach
  • Head Teacher Skyview Elementary
  • District Health Curriculum
  • District Science Curriculum 
  • Development Committee for Science Standards-Elementary Representative
  • Assessment writer for science standards
  • Sponsored After School Science Program
  • Participated in district wide curriculum committees including: spelling, social studies, math, language arts and science
  • Involved with the development of school-wide programs such as: organizing curriculum progressions for language arts curriculum, and math curriculum. 
  • Serve on PBS and Leadership teams

Science Workshop Presentations:

  • IMPACT- participated in and presented workshops to other teachers in the Northern Colorado Area through a grant done by Dr. Jay Hackett and Dr. Cad Dennehy 
  • Presented area wide science workshops through McREL funds and/or CAST funds to teachers in the Northern Colorado area
  • Presented science workshops at the Colorado Science Convention National Science Convention, and the Colorado Reading Associations’ Convention (CCIRA)
  • Co-teacher of a workshop on Physics for Elementary Teachers at the Colorado School of Mines 
  • Presented workshop to Block I student teachers from U.N.C.
  • Poudre Learning Center- Advanced Science Notebooks