Amy Neaves

Amy Neaves, EdD

Instructional Design Specialist
SPH Instructional and Information Systems (IIS)


For the past 22+ years, Dr. Neaves has engaged in teaching, instructional design, educational technology, and faculty development. She started teaching Spanish in 1999, and began working in educational technology in North Carolina public schools in 2010. Since then, she’s been Director of Educational Technology at Shaw University and a Senior Faculty Development Specialist at NC State University. During that time, she earned a M.Ed. in Digital Teaching and Learning and an EdD in Education, Curriculum and Instruction.

Key Publications

Developing a Comprehensive Online Certificate Program for Faculty. Chapman, Diane, and Neaves, Amy (2019).

Learner-Centered Classroom Assessment Techniques. Neaves, Amy (2018).
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The Perceived Impact of 1:1 iPad Implementation on Teaching and Learning: A Pedagogical Case Study. Neaves, Amy (2015). Education Dissertations and Projects, 141.
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Staff/Administrative Duties

Dr. Neaves works with the MPH@UNC program, as well as providing consultations on instructional design and best practices in online pedagogy that create more ease for faculty and continuous improvement of learning experiences for all students.


  • EdD, Curriculum and Instruction, Gardner-Webb University, 2015
  • MS, Digital Teaching and Learning, NC State University, 2016
  • MA, Romance Languages (Teaching), Appalachian State University, 2005
  • BS, Spanish Education, Appalachian State University, 1999