Amy Lockhart, Ed. D.

Assistant Department Head, Field Experience Coordinator

area of specialty: Elementary

(319) 273-2209
Office Location: 

SEC 153M


B.A., Wartburg College, 1991
M.A.E., University of Northern Iowa, 1999
Ed.D. University of Northern Iowa, 2015

Research Interests 

Mentoring Pre-Service Teachers
Clinical based experiences for pre-service teachers

Courses Taught 

TEACHING 3128: Teacher as a Change Agent

Honors & Awards 

2012 Iowa Teacher of the Year Finalist

PK-12 Outstanding Action Research Award, December 2010, Iowa Educational Research and Evaluation Association

Selected as one of 30 educators from across the country as an ASCD Emerging Leader, May 2010

Selected to participate in two National Endowment of the Humanities Workshops, July 2010

The American Skyscraper: Transforming Chicago and the Nation

America’s Industrial Revolution at the Henry Ford Museum

Chosen as the state of Iowa teacher for the Horace Mann Abraham Lincoln Fellowship, June 2010

Chosen to attend the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Teacher Institute, May 2010

Gold Star Award for Outstanding Teaching, May 2009

Selected to attend the Phil Mickelson Exxon Mobile Math/Science Academy, July 2009

Selected for induction to the Alpha Upsilon Alpha International Reading Honor Society, April 2009

Nominated for University of Northern Iowa’s College of Education Excellence in Teaching, April 2007, April 2011

Selected Publications 

Lockhart, A. & Zeitz, L. (2012). Keyboarding camp!: Identifying the effects of 4th-grader characteristics on keyboarding proficiency. Journal for Computing Teachers.

Lockhart, Swanson & Heitzman (2003). The need for team building
National Association of Laboratory School Journal

Henning, J.E. & Lockhart, A. (2003) Acquiring the art of classroom discourse: A comparison of teacher and preservice teacher talk in a fifth grade classroom.
Research for Educational Reform, 8 (3), 46-57

Lockhart, A. & Vanderwall, R. (spring 2004) History of Slavery website-Young adult literature and the history of slavery