These are communities I work with to do research, advocate, and have impact.
is the grassroots community of computing education researchers and educators
at the University of Washington, spanning the Paul G. Allen School of Computer
Science & Engineering, The Information School, the College of Education, Human-Centered
Design and Engineering, and the Department of Communication.
is the grassroots community of HCI and design researchers and educators
+ teachers at the University of Washington. Amy helped grow it from a small group
of HCI faculty to one of the largest and most prolific HCI research communities
in the world.
is the programming languages + software engineering researcher group in
the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the University
of Washington. Amy often advises or co-advises Ph.D. students in PLSE.
The Digital Youth Lab
studies the transformative potential of technology in young people's lives.
I collaborate with faculty in the lab.
Sound CS Ed
is a community of CS teachers, researchers, makers, and advocates in Puget
Sound that I facilitate. It hosts a quarterly meetup and chats on Slack.
CS for All Washington
. I founded this coalition to advocate for universal K-12 CS education in Washington
state, bringing together CSTA chapters, the Washington State Office of the Superintendent
of Public Instruction, and several Educational Service Districts.
. First funded by NSF and led by Richard Ladner and Sheryl Burgstahler, AccessComputing
creates pathways for students with disabilities into computing. I joined as a
co-PI in 2016, and brought leadership in teaching accessibility. I help make
strategic decision for the project and give talks regularly about the alliance's
. The Center for Research and Education on Accessible Technology and Experiences
explores how to make technology and the world accessible. My work in the center
explores how to educate students and teachers about accessible computing, to
ensure future generations of technologists create a more accessible digital world.
is a former coalition of end-user programming and end-user software engineering
researchers. I was its last director.
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