Amy Morriss
Physics Teacher, Academy of Our Lady, New Orleans, LA
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Amy Morriss graduated with a BS in Physics from the Missouri University of Science and Technology.  After working several years in health technology, Amy left the field to focus on family.  During this period she worked part-time as a research assistant at a structural engineering company.  In 2012, Amy completed Indiana State University's Transition to Teaching program to become a physics teacher.  Upon completion, Amy began teaching physics and physical science in a rural Louisiana public high school.  Since then, Amy has transitioned to an all-girls Catholic high school in a New Orleans suburb, where she continues to teach physics and physical science and has added a two year engineering curriculum and a two year robotics curriculum to the STEM program.  In this role, she coaches two FIRST robotics teams.  Amy also works with the Engineer Your World program at the UT-Austin as a mentor for new engineering teachers.

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