Staff Spotlight

Krissie Andrews

Education Specialist 

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ES Name

Krissie Andrews

ES Position

Education Specialist

What did you do prior to OGCS?

I taught first grade and kindergarten in the classroom for about 9 years.

How long have you been with OGCS?

I started in 2011

Where did you grow up?

Belmont

Where did you go to college?

UC Riverside

What city do you live in?

Belmont

What areas do you serve for OGCS?

San Mateo County

What do you think is/are the best thing(s) about OGCS?

I love being able to stay with students for so long and see them grow, learn, and mature. I have a 12th grader that I have had since he was in 4th grade. And an 11th grader I have had since he was in kindergarten.

Do (did) you homeschool your kids?

I homeschooled my kids last year.

What is your favorite curriculum?

If I had to pick one it would be Oak Meadow. I love the focus on nature, art and hands on learning.

What is your favorite read aloud book?

I have so many! Mrs. Piggle Wiggle, Charlotte's Web , The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles (by Julie Andrews), and The Trumpet of the Swan are at the top.

What is your favorite field trip?

A California Mission

What is your area of expertise?

Early Reading/Literacy

What is your dream summer vacation?

Italy

What is your favorite subject to teach?

Writing

What do you like to do in your free time?

Read, cook and go to the mountains with my family.

What is something interesting about yourself that many people might not know?

I worked in medical device marketing before I got into education

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