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Dr. Amy Corp

Assistant Professor, tenure track

Department Curriculum and Instruction

Office Location: TAMUC- Navarro Partnership Main Office

Office Hours: T: 11-5 TH: 11-3

Phone: 903-875-7566


Professional Vita

Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in early childhood education and elementary education, supervising undergraduate students in the teaching field.



Ed. D. Curriculum and Instruction
Elementary Math Cognate
Baylor University, 2014

M. Ed. Curriculum and Instruction
Texas A & M University -Commerce, 2010

B.S., Elementary Education (P-8 Certification)
Kennesaw State University, 1996

Associate in Biblical Studies
Biblical Studies
Moody Bible Institute, 1994

Teaching Experience

2014-present   Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University- Commerce

2010- 2014  Clinical Instructor, TAMU-Commerce & Teacher of Record, Baylor University: Teacher Education 

2005-2011 Teacher (5th, 1st), Waxahachie ISD
2001-2003 Teacher (Spec. Ed, 1st) Pontiac Public Schools
1998-1999 Adult Education Instructor, Dallas ISD
1997-2001 Teacher (2nd) Dallas ISD


Corp, A. (2018) Purposeful Planning: How to be culturally responsive in mathematics. Texas Math Teacher 64 (2) 16-21

Corp, A. (2018) Book Review: Teaching and Leading with Emotional Intelligence. Teachers College Record, Date Published: July 12, 2018  ID Number: 22425, Date Accessed: 7/12/2018 2:19:47 PM.

Corp, A. (2018) “Who’s Big Mamma?” Building community in math class with stories. WOW Stories: Connections from the Classroom, 5 (4). Retrieved from

*Corp, A., Fields, M. & Naizer, G. (2018-accepted) Chapter 34: Elementary teacher preparation in STEM. Handbook of Research on STEM Education. School Science and Mathematics. 7/19 –publication.

*Corp, A. (2018- under review) Still Believing Mathematical Myths? How teachers are changing their mathematical mindset. RCML.

*Corp, A. (2018-accepted) Make space for learning in your classroom with makerspace. New Teacher Advocate.

*Guthery, S. & Corp, A. (2018-accepted) New Teacher Polish. New Teacher Advocate.

 Corp, A. (2017) A Story of engaging all students: Using research to guide teaching practices. Early Years, 38(1), 16-19.

Corp, A. (2017) Utilizing culturally responsive stories in mathematics: Research and resources. School Science and Mathematics Association Annual Convention Proceedings (3).

Corp, A.  (2017) Tea cakes and sweet potato pie for all: Student responses to African American stories in mathematics. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 19, (1&2) 35-52.

Corp, A. (2017) Using African American stories in mathematics: Responses from the target audience. School Science and Mathematics, 117 (7&8) 295-306.



Corp, A. (2018, October) Mathematical mindsets: What about our general education teachers? Research presentation to School Science and Mathematics Association Annual Convention. Little Rock, Arkansas.

Corp, A. (2018, October) Confronted with Mathematical Myths: Will Teachers Change Their Thinking? American Association of Teaching and Curriculum. Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas.

Corp, A. & Miorca, C. (2017, November) The power of story in mathematics: PST’s reactions to working with culturally responsive stories. Research presentation of ongoing study at the School Science and Mathematics Association Annual Convention. Lexington, Kentucky.

Gupta, D. & Corp, A. (2017, March) Integrating children’s literature: Fostering understands and connections. Research presented at the Research Council on Mathematics Learning 44th Annual Conference, Fort Worth, Texas.

Corp, A. (2016, October) Utilizing culturally responsive stories in mathematics: Research and resources. Research paper and resources presented at the School Science and mathematics Association Annual Convention, Phoenix, Arizona.

Corp, A. (2016, April) Engaging students in mathematics with culturally responsive stories. Research presentation at the The Texas Chapter of National Association for Multicultural Education, Denton, Texas.

Corp, A. (2015, February) Third grade voices promote teacher reflection and insight about cultural competency. Research paper presented at the Teacher Educator’s National Conference in Phoenix, AZ.                 

Corp, A. (2014, October) African American stories to teach math: How do students respond? Research paper presented at the 21th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum, Tampa, FL.

Corp, A. (2012) Teaching Mathematics through fiction, American Association for Teaching and Curriculum 19th Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, October, 2012.

Practitioner presentations:

Gupta, D. & Corp, A. (July, 2017) 2 for 1: Mathematics and Reading and interactive sessions for teachers to integrate math and stories presented twice at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Ft. Worth,                   Texas.

Corp, A. (2016, September) Promoting cultural diversity with quality literature across the subjects. Teaching strategy presentation at the Texas Association for the Education of Young Children, Dallas, Texas.

Corp, A. (2016, January) Making mathematics and science connections with stories. Teaching strategies at the Educational First Steps Annual Early Childhood Conference, Dallas, Texas.          

Corp, A. (2015, September) When to introduce numbers (3-4yr olds). Practitioner presentation at the Leading to Literacy Weekday Education Conference in Garland, Texas.

Corp, A (2015, May) Bridging multicultural stories to mathematics. Teaching strategy presentation presented at the Bill Martin Jr. Symposium in Commerce, Texas.

Corp, A. (2012) Engaging students with nonfiction texts: Making connections, Texas Association for Institutional Research Regional Conference, Waco, Texas, October, 2012.

Corp, A. (2012) Using apps to teach place value for elementary students, Teachers Teaching with Technology Regional Conference, Waco, Texas, October 2012.


Corp, A. (2012) From the good book to the hood (poster presentation) American Association for Teaching and Curriculum 19th Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, October, 2012.

Research Grants and Awards

2006, Science Readers for ESL, Education Foundation, Waxahachie, Texas $1800

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