Dr. Amy Burland
Dean, SKC Division of Education
- Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in K-8 Mathematics Instruction (University of Montana, 2011)
- Masters in Elementary Education Administration (University of North Dakota, 1991)
- Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (University of Minnesota Moorhead, 1983)
Amy began working at SKC in 2001 and currently teaches Early Childhood and Elementary Education health and mathematics courses along with an introductory grantwriting course. Her other responsibilities include collecting the School of Education’s accreditation data and the implementation of the Increasing Capacity for Native Educators in Montana (ICNEM) Professional Development program which assists Indian students preparing to be elementary teachers. In addition, Amy is involved in promoting the local reintroduction of Traditional Indian Games throughout the Flathead Reservation by working with local schools and youth groups.
Amy grew up in North Dakota where she spent the first 10 years of her career teaching K-8 students in the western part of the state. After completing her master’s degree, she moved to Montana and worked in Dixon, MT for 5 years. In 3 of these, she served as the school’s principal.