Beth Andres, M.Ed.
                        Reading Specialist & Literacy Coach

    Ms. Andres is currently in her twenty-third year of teaching.  She has been a reading specialist in LCPS for 18 years. Prior to coming to LCPS, Ms. Andres, a Pittsburgh native, has 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, and also has attended Columbia University's Teacher College for training in Reader's Workshop with Lucy Calkins. 


    Currently, Ms. Andres is a Literacy Coach and responsible for training teachers in grades K-5 in LCPS reading core curriculum,  Lucy Calkins Reader's Workshop, as well as, Writing Workshop. Ms. Andres team-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, Julie, Max, Delaney, and Kylie and their Westie-Poo Rosie Grace.  She also enjoys reading, cooking, goating and swimming at Deep Creek Lake, and her Starbucks coffee runs.


    You can contact Ms. Andres at Beth.Andres@lcps.org