Dr. Amy Washburn


  • Ed.D. (Educational Leadership, Appalachian State University)
  • M.A.Ed. (Secondary English, Wake Forest University)
  • B.A. (English, Wake Forest University)

Amy Cheney has been a faculty member and taught in 3D immersive environments since 2006. Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Cheney had more than thirteen years experience in K-12 education, including serving as a high school teacher and a Chief Technology Officer for two school districts. She is the Past-President and current Board member of the North Carolina Technology in Education Society (NCTIES). Her research is focused on constructivist teaching and learning in virtual environments, particularly issues of community, presence, and the building of relationships. 

For more information, visit http://www.awcheney.net.

Title: Director of Digital Teaching and Learning, Professor of Instructional Technology
Department: Department of Leadership and Educational Studies

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6091

Office address
426B College of Education
Boone, NC 28608-2037