The 2020-2021 school year will be the start of Andrea's 18th year in education. She has served the Adams 12 community as a K-8 Social Emotional Learning Specialist and has also taught 4th, 5th, and 6th-grade math and science. She joins us from STEM Launch, where she has been working since she helped open the school in 2012. Over the years, Andrea has facilitated STEM trainings in Adams 12 and across the country, participated in the planning and implementation of a score of PBLs, planned for, taught, and supported teachers in facilitating STEM camps in China, and has collaborated with STEM Coordinators across our Adams 12 system to provide the best possible STEM experiences and learning opportunities for students.
Andrea received her BA in Sociology from CU Boulder with a minor in Biochemistry and an MA in Curriculum and Instruction with a Reading Specialist focus from CU Denver. She holds an ELD endorsement and just completed the Principal Licensure program at Western Colorado University.
Ms. Overton is over the moon about joining the STEM Lab team!