Amy Delaney is a graduate of Baylor University with a major in Business and is certified in Education- Generalist and Special Education. She is head of the science department, lead teacher of the middle school and has been teaching at DA since 2008. She teaches Life Science, Earth Science and Physics, in addition to being an assistant coach for the varsity volleyball team, the sponsor for the Chess Club, helped with the Senior Retreat, DA Talent Show, Student Council, and Bullying Prevention Committee.
The Life and Earth Science students participate in the National Engineers Future City Competition. This is an extensive class project that involves building a scale model, essay, city plan, computer simulation, and team presentation. The presentation is held at the University of Texas in Arlington and judged by leading engineers.
Dallas Academy has been very successful and has won many awards including: “Best Essay”, “People’s Choice”, “Best Use of Recycled Water”, “Best Energy Efficiency”, “Excellence in Storm Water Management”, “Excellence in Transportation”, “Best Residential Area”, “Excellence in City Design”, “Innovative use of Engineering Practices”, and “Most Creative Use of Innovative Building Materials”. The 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015 class were a Top Five Finalist and the ‘13 and ‘14 class won third place in the Top Five Finals.