Although Amy has been referred to as the “auditor”, “monitor”, and “the lady from the state”, as an evaluator, her job, and what she loves to do, is to help programs be as successful as possible. She believes in the power of education to change lives and support this vision by providing the highest quality evaluation and research services such that programs are tuned for maximal impact, increasing participants’ opportunities for success.
Dr. Amy A. Germuth has a B.S. in Mathematics (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), a M.S. in Education Administration (Tennessee State University), and a Ph.D. in Education Psychology, Measurement, and Evaluation (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). In 2008 she earned a Certificate in Survey Methodology through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Prior to becoming a researcher and evaluator, Dr. Germuth worked as a high school and college mathematics teacher and elementary and middle school administrator. With this background and her training in research and evaluation, Dr. Germuth has served as a researcher or evaluator in multiple PreK-20 education initiatives at the local, state, and national levels. Much of her work is related to STEM, student achievement, and teacher quality.
She has consulted on several NSF grants including ATE, ITEST, DRK12, ISE, GK12, MSP, and Noyce Scholars as well as for such organizations as the US Education Department, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Pew Charitable Trust, New York State Education Department, Chicago Public Schools and Center for Teaching Quality.
She is the author of multiple papers and reports including a chapter for New Directions in Evaluation on quantitative displays of data. She regularly conducts evaluation and survey training workshops around the country including for Duke University and the American Evaluation Association Center for Disease Control Summer Evaluation Institute.
Dr. Germuth is a committed member of the American Evaluation Association where she has served as a Board Committee Member, Chair of the Independent Consulting Topical Interest Group, and Chair of the Data Visualization and Reporting Topical Interest Group.