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Amy Haddock

Amy Haddock



Horace Mann



Joined Northwest in 2022

Music Teacher

Adjunct/University Supervisor

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  • 2020 - Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, Dissertation: A Narrative of K-12 Rural Tenure Music Teachers: Stories of Those Who Stay the Course, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • 2005 - Master of Science in Education in Teaching Music, Northwest Missouri State University
  • 1990 - Bachelor of Arts in Flute Performance, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, Virginia

Scholarly Activity

  • Pit Performer, SpongeBob SquarePants the Musical, Northwest Missouri State University
  • Journal of Education and Practice, Vol 12, No 24 (2021), second author: Dr. Nissa Ingraham, Insights on K-12 Music Teachers’ Retention in Rural Geographically Isolated Areas: Stories of Success
  • Missouri Music Educators Conference, Dissertation Poster
  • National Forum to Advance Rural Education, Presentation: A Narrative of K-12 Rural Tenured Music Teachers

Areas of Special Interest

  • Music Education
  • Higher Education Organization

Professional Organizations

  • National Association of Music Educators (NAfME)

Favorite Thing About Teaching

Encouraging students to stay positive and to keep trying – celebrating with students when a new understanding or skill level is reached.

Hobbies/Free-time Activities

Watching biopics and reading/listening to memoirs. Collaborating with instrumentalists such as the church worship team and the summer community band. Eating out. Taking cute photos of pets. Spending time with family.

Favorite Children’s Book

Wonder by R. J. Palacio