Dr. Amy Gimino


Dr. Amy Gimino earned her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Southern California. She began her career as a high school teacher integrating technology into math with at-risk students and has also taught middle school math and Language Arts in California. Dr. Gimino currently teaches and supervises students for our multiple and single subject credential programs and our Doctorate in Educational Leadership program, and is a Co-Principal Investigator for a Teaching Academy for Professors (TAP) grant. Dr. Gimino has extensive experience in program evaluation and her research interests include: student and teacher assessment, professional learning, and individual and organizational change. She serves as our Accreditation Coordinator, Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA) Coordinator, and is an editor for our International Journal on Teacher Leadership. She is also a member of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)’s Board of Institutional Reviews. Before joining us at Cal Poly Pomona, Dr. Gimino was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Whittier College.