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Amy Denty (GA '99)

Instructional Specialist

Office of Rural Education and Innovation, Georgia Department of Education
Atlanta, GA

At the time of the Award, Amy Denty was:

Arthur Williams Middle School
Jesup, GA

Subject(s) taught: Science
Grade(s): 6

Biographical Information

Amy Denty is the k-12 curriculum director for Wayne County Schools. At Arthur Williams Middle School in Jessup, she taught math and science, combining collaborative lesson plans with effective assessment practices, coordinating interdisciplinary units such as Olympic Week and Space Week, organizing science fairs and field trips, and inviting guest speakers to her classes. Named Georgia's Teacher of the Year, Ms. Denty's proudest accomplishment is the creation of a science lab that was used statewide as a model for excellence and innovation in science education. Qualified as a master science specialist by the Curriculum Leadership Institute, she is a frequent presenter at state and national conferences. Ms. Denty is also a successful grant writer and a member of numerous teacher organizations.

Amy Denty In The News

State School Superintendent Richard Woods Selects Amy Denty to Lead Statewide Literacy Efforts
Georgia Department of Education  |  May 18, 2023  |  Atlanta, GA

Additional Information


1990 University of Georgia, B.S.