Educational Leadership and Higher Education

  • Amy Christensen

    "Dream big. Start small. But most of all, start." Simon Sinek

    Amy Christensen

Amy Christensen

Professional Credentials/Licensure

  • Elementary Education K-6
  • Reading K-12
  • Coaching 7-12
  • Principal K-12
  • Superintendent
  • Community Education Director

Program Areas

Post-Master’s Graduate Certificate, Master’s Courses in Educational Administration & Leadership, Doctoral Course

Research/Interest Areas

  • Reading/Fluency
  • Women in Leadership
  • Online Learning


Dr. Amy Christensen graduated from the University of Minnesota – Morris with a degree in elementary education and a coaching license.  She graduated from Southwest State University with a Master’s Degree in Education.  She then received her administrative licensure (principal, superintendent, community education director) and Ed.D. in Educational Administration and Leadership from St. Cloud State University. 

In her career, she has served as an elementary classroom teacher and coach, K-8 principal/superintendent, elementary principal, and various positions in higher education, including teaching at the Masters level in both education and coaching programs.   Currently, Dr. Christensen is an assistant professor of K-12 Educational Administration & Leadership here at SCSU.

Courses Taught

  • EDAD 600 Alternative Teaching for Licensure
  • EDAD 610 Administrative Leadership
  • EDAD 630 Introduction to Personnel
  • EDAD 631 Advanced Supervision Techniques
  • EDAD 640 Introduction to School Finance
  • EDAD 646 Auxiliary Functions
  • EDAD 650 Introduction to School-Community Relations
  • EDAD 657 Education Policy
  • EDAD 807 Collaborative Partnerships