Dr. Amanda Witte’s work is focused on family-school partnerships, early learning, and rural education. In her role as research assistant professor, she serves as UNL project director for the Nebraska Multi-tiered System of Support (NeMTSS), a program that empowers schools to support and prepare all students for success by systematically delivering a range of high-quality instruction tailored to meet their needs. Witte also provides leadership for federally-funded and locally-funded research studies investigating factors that promote early learning and development, family-school partnership interventions to support social-emotional learning outcomes for children, and more recently, the effects of COVID-19 on parent and educator practices and stress. Witte has contributed to numerous research publications and publications relating to family-school partnership research. She received her master’s and doctoral degrees in educational psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Research Assistant Professor
Nebraska Department of Education