Mary Ann Vimont, M.Ed.
Mary Ann Vimont joined the faculty in 1980 and is an Associate Professor in the College of Education. She was Director for the Economic Education Center sponsored by the Kentucky Council on Economic Education at the University of Kentucky, for 20 years and still teaches a graduate level class in economic education for classroom teachers. Professor Vimont is Director of Alumni and Community Relations for the College. Prior to this she served as Director of Public Relations and Development in the College of Education.
The past several years she has Co-chaired the Elementary Program Faculty and works each semester supervising elementary student teachers. Professor Vimont’s background is in teacher education and curriculum development. She has studied and visited many educational programs in Europe, Asia and South America. Several summers she worked in a Teacher Center in Great Britain as well as a semester in a school in Quito, Ecuador. For over 20 years she planned educational travel study programs for teachers in Europe, South America and Asia.
Professor Vimont is a charter member of the International Association for the Awareness of Economics for Young Children and has been involved as Chair and Executive Board member of the Business Education Network, formerly the Partnership for Workforce Development, and a variety of community leadership boards related to business and education partnerships.
Research categories: Teacher Education, Elementary Education