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Amy Coe

Interim Dean of Academics

Ms. Amy Lee Coe is currently serving as the Assistant Dean of Academics. Ms. Coe taught Chemistry at the Academy for more than 17 years before moving to her current position. In addition to Chemistry, Ms. Coe has taught other classes at the Academy including AP Chemistry, Senior Seminar, Life Science 7, and Physics.

Ms. Coe graduated from the California State University at San Marcos (CSUSM) with a B.S. in Chemistry, emphasis in science education. Afterwards, she earned her Single Subject Teaching Credential for Science and was recruited by the Army and Navy Academy immediately upon graduation. Ms. Coe has also completed her M.A. in Education Administration, also from CSUSM.

In addition to teaching at the Academy, she has been an Adjunct Professor at CSUSM since 2005. In this role, she has helped future teachers strengthen their science content knowledge as the instructor for Physical Science for Future Elementary School Teachers for the last 15 years.

Ms. Coe was born in Encinitas, CA., and has lived in Southern California her entire life. She has embraced the mission of the Army and Navy Academy and has devoted her career to delivering excellence in science education. She helped co-author the Faculty Mentoring Program and has championed the introduction and implementation of Gurian teaching methods and practices. As a Gurian Certified Trainer she has presented about the efficacy of single gender strategies at multiple annual conferences.

She is married to Mr. Alen Geopfarth and their family includes their son, Nicholas.