Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Andres is currently in her twenty-seventh year of teaching. 2021-2022 will bring Ms. Andres as a reading specialist in LCPS for 22 years. Prior to coming to LCPS, Ms. Andres, a Pittsburgh native, taught Pre-K at Shenandoah University and was a Title I teacher in Warren County, VA.
Ms. Andres holds a B.S. Degree in Elementary Education, from IUP and a Master’s Degree in Education as a Reading Specialist, from Shenandoah University. Ms. Andres also holds Reading Recovery Certification from George Mason University, working on completing her ELL Certification, has attended Columbia University's Teacher College for training in Reader's Workshop with Lucy Calkins, and most recently has been certified in Ortin-Gillingham earning graduate credits from Adams University.
Currently, Ms. Andres is a Literacy Coach and responsible for training teachers in grades K-5 in LCPS reading and writing core curriculums, Lucy Calkins Reader's Workshop and Writing Workshop. Ms. Andres co-teaches with grades K-5 classroom teachers to implement Reader's Workshop. In addition to this role, she also impliments Reading Resource Literacy groups and strategy groups. Ms. Andres continues taking graduate classes to stay current in the educational field.
When not teaching, Ms. Andres enjoys spending quality time with her 4 children and Westie-Poo. She also enjoys reading, cooking, boating and swimming at Deep Creek Lake, and her Starbucks coffee runs.
You can contact Ms. Andres at Beth.Andres@lcps.org