Senior Director of Scholar Support Services at Collegiate Academies
Andrea is the Director of Scholar Support at Collegiate Academies. Andrea has been a part of the Collegiate Academies team since 2011. During her first two years with the CMO, she served as the Director of Intervention at Sci Academy, CA’s first school, located in New Orleans East. In her role, she is responsible for ensuring that all scholars receiving intervention services reach their individualized and rigorous goals across diverse learner programming including; EL Programming, RTI/MSS, 504, Special Education and aligned related services. In her time with Collegiate Academies, Andrea has led the CMO in launching a true continuum of services for scholars with diverse academic, social-emotional and transition support needs. Additionally, she has collaborated with the CA team to create and implement a comprehensive data infrastructure that tracks progress of all scholars, at every level of the service provision continuum, toward their post-secondary goals. Prior to joining Collegiate Academies, Andrea taught for three years in New Orleans charter elementary schools while also serving as the Special Education Coordinator. She was a 2006 Teach For America corps member in Metro DC, where she taught for two years. She has masters in Special Education with a focus in Learning Disabilities from American University.