Amy Holevas

Position title: Instructional Design Supervisor


B.S., Accounting & Information Technology, University of Wisconsin–Whitewater
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Amy Holevas started her UW–Madison instructional design career in 2013 and was promoted to instructional design supervisor in 2019. Amy has designed and developed within multiple campus efforts including the online master’s degrees and certificates, the Summer Term initiative, and the online undergraduate degree in fields such as personal finance, environmental studies, user experience, professional master’s in business administration, and occupational therapy. Amy currently serves as the transcription process coordinator, community of practice lead designer, and ID party planning committee member. She has previously served as the project manager of the Division of Continuing Studies non-credit portfolio (2016-2018) and the 35th Annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference (2019).  

Amy values each instructor’s unique expertise. She takes the time to build rapport and be a thought partner in the design, development, and organization of instructional materials and digital media, along with creating student-centered learning activities and assessments. Her work is devoted to transforming complex educational content into meaningful learning using appropriate course technologies.  

Amy’s hobbies include spending quality time with her two sons, traveling to Florida to visit family, trying new recipes, riding roller coasters, Greek dancing, treasure hunting at estate sales and playing fife with the Janesville Fife and Drum Corps.