Bailey Scholars Program
Graduate Teaching Fellow
Amit Sharma is a doctoral candidate in the Curriculum, Instruction and Teacher Education (CITE) program at the College of Education. He is interested in examining the relationship among- joy, play, and learning across various learning contexts. With a background in management and project management , Amit focuses on translating insights into learning solutions. Amit completed his undergraduate in Mathematics, Statistics, and Economics and his master’s degree in Management from India. He was working with leading corporate organizations before switching to the development sector. He has over ten years of experience in the education sector- as an elementary teacher, curriculum maker, professional development facilitator, and founder of an educational not-for-profit. At MSU, he has been involved with the Connected Mathematics Project and with the Tanzania Partnership Project where he is working on a project related to the promotion of Play-based Learning in Tanzania.