Andrea is passionate about connecting youth to their place in the world. With twenty years of experience as an educator, Andrea most recently worked as an assistant principal and as a curriculum specialist. Prior to these roles, she taught in international schools in Venezuela, Chile, and Ecuador, as well as in the New York City public school system. Andrea earned her master’s in Education from Teachers College Columbia University.

Before putting roots down in Fort Collins, Colorado, Andrea called at least a dozen different cities “home.” She continues to thrive on new experiences and learning, and is most fulfilled when out exploring alongside her husband and son.

Early in her career, Andrea did non-profit public policy work for People for the American Way in Washington, D.C. She also worked as a supervisor for the AmeriCorps pilot program, Summer of Service, and as a manager for Marriott. Andrea holds a B.A. in Psychology and English from Valparaiso University.