Amy Shema , Ph.D

Lecturer and Director of Brockport Summer Learning
(585) 395-5554
Office: Brown Building 284


Amy Shema, PhD is an instructor in the Department of Education and Human Development. Prior to her work at the College, she taught in the Rochester City School District and worked on contracts with the US Department of Education that focused on out of school time learning, literacy, and staff development. Her research includes work with diverse families, early childhood education, and global citizenship.

Amy Shema joined SummerLEAP at SUNY Brockport in May of 2018


  • PhD, University of Rochester
  • MS, University of Rochester
  • BA, Allegheny College

Areas of Specialty

  • Literacy
  • Social Foundation of Education
  • Out of School Time and Summer Learning
  • Early Childhood Education

Research Interests

  • Diverse Families
  • Curriculum Studies
  • Teacher Development
  • Program Evaluation
  • Community and School Partnerships