Andrea Jones has over 11 years of educational experience as an educator, instructional specialist, and coach. As education and society constantly evolve, Andrea has made it her mission to evolve with them to meet people where they are. She has a passion for educating, mentoring, and coaching our leaders of tomorrow to be the best they can be relationally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. She believes that ALL individuals deserve and have the right to a high-quality life.
Andrea obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Maryland: College Park. She began her educational career as a preschool teacher in District of Columbia Public Schools. In 2014, she moved abroad to continue her teaching career in Dubai and completed her Masters of Education in Instructional Technology. In 2016, she returned to teach in Prince George’s County Public Schools and held several leadership roles within her school. While educating in Prince George’s County Public Schools, Andrea was trained extensively on Conscious Discipline and Arts Integration. Through her growth and development in leadership, she transitioned into her role as an Instructional Specialist and Leadership Development Coach for Teach for America and the Y Head Start program. She currently serves as the Prekindergarten Specialist for Calvert County Public Schools.
Andrea began her work as an Education and Training Consultant with Onyx Therapy Group in 2020.She has led and provided psychoeducation and mental health support for numerous cohorts, peer groups, and sessions. Andrea also works diligently on curriculum writing and the creation of other pertinent content. She desires to continue sharing her expertise, experience, and passion for educating and serving others while continuing to learn and grow as a professional.
Andrea is a lover of travel, music, and food. She is an avid reader and loves movies. Andrea believes that laughter is good for the soul and enjoys quality time with her family and friends. In her spare time, she loves to journal and write poetry.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela