Amy Renfranz
  • Amy Renfranz
  • Adjunct Instructor of Outdoor Recreation Management

  • Email:
  • Phone: 828.898.2484
  • Office: School of Business Offices (Pinnacle Inn)
  • Department: Academics


MA, North Carolina State University
BA, Appalachian State University

Common Courses Taught

Environmental Education

Scholarly and Professional Achievements

Amy Renfranz is the Director of Education and Natural Resource Management at the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation. She is a Certified Interpretive Guide with the National Association for Interpretation and Certified Naturalist through the Yellowstone Institute. She has worked at the Blue Ridge Parkway, Yellowstone National Park, and Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument.

Institutional Service and Responsibilities

NC Methods of Teaching Environmental Education Trainer
National Association of Interpretation- Certified Interpretive Guide
North Carolina Office of Environmental Education Certification
Yellowstone Association-Naturalist Guide Certificate
Leave No Trace - Trainer Certification