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Andrea Lowery

Address: University School                                                                  School Tel: (423)-439-4271

East Tennessee State University                                                         Fax: (423)- 439-5921

Po Box 70632

Johnson City, TN 37614 

Education and Training

Educational Experience

2018-Present East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN

            Doctoral work in ELPA

 

2011-2012 East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN

            Middle Grades Add-On Endorsement

 

2010-2011 East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN

            M.Ed. Special Education with a concentration in Early Childhood

 

2006-2009 East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN

            B.A. in Education with a concentration in Early Childhood

 

Professional Experience

July 2013-Present University School Johnson City, TN

            4th Grade Instructor

 

October 2012-June 2013 University School Johnson City, TN

            7th and 8th Grade Language Arts Instructor

 

August 2012-October 2012 University School Johnson City, TN

            K-8th Grade Response to Intervention Instructor

 

December 2011-June 2011 University School Johnson City, TN

            3rd Grade Interim Instructor

 

Professional Development

Conferences and Workshops

Yearly literacy workshops with Dr. Lester Laminack

ETSU Trainings on CPR, First Aid, and Equity and Diversity

Mental Health Awareness Training

Autism Training  

Parent Connect Training

Common Core ELA and Math Training through TN Core Program over multiple years

MSP Workshop, ETSU

Mentor Responsibilities

Mentorship of teacher candidates from ETSU: 2

Mentorship of Field Placement an Observation Students: 20+

SCHOLARSHIP

Grants

Lowery, Andrea (2017). Differentiating Instruction in Fourth Grade. Submitted to Donors Choose. Funding award of $800

 

Daniel, Harold, Doran, Erin, Lester, Lindsay, Lowery, Andrea (2015).  Podcasting into the 21st Century through Science Research. Submitted to ETSU Dean’s Mini Grant. Funding award of $1,000

 

Doran, Erin, Garris, Bill, Lester, Lindsay, Lowery, Andrea (2015).  iCollaborate or Not: The Influence of Technology on Collaborative Learning. Submitted to ETSU Dean’s Mini Grant. Funding award of $1,000

 

Kim, Min, Lowery, Andrea (2015).  iPartner: Using Tablet and an Effective Tool for Communicating. Submitted to ETSU Dean’s Mini Grant. Funding award of $1,000

 

Lester, Lindsay, Lowery, Andrea, Moran, Renee, Robertson, Laura (2015).  Integrating Science and Literacy in Elementary Education to Promote Learning and Improve Pre-service Teacher Preparation. Submitted to ETSU Dean’s Mini Grant. Funding award of $1,000

 

Presentations

Barnett, Kelli, Brickell, Noell, Ellwanger, Susan, Govett, Aimee, Janaitis, Jill, Lowery, Andrea, Myron, Mary Preswood, Erica (2011). Teaching Children to be Good Stewards of our Earth. Presented at the ETSU Early Childhood Education Conference, Johnson City, TN.

 

Lowery, Andrea, Robertson, Laura (2017) Interactive Notebooks & 5E Learning Cycles Aligned to the New TNSES for Grades 4 & 5. Presented at Tennessee Science Teachers Association Conference, Murfreesboro, TN.

 

Lowery, Andrea, Robertson, Laura (2016) Implementing the Claims, Evidence, and Reasoning Framework with Electricity and Magnetism. Presented at Tennessee Science Teachers Association Conference, Murfreesboro, TN.

 

Research Collaborations

Dr. Ed Dwyer, ETSU College of Education, Various Literacy Research Projects

 

Dr. Laura Robertson, ETSU College of Education, 4th Grade Electricity and Magnetism Science Center Collaboration

 

Kim Bushore-Maki, Exploring the benefits of Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom

 

Publications

Doran, Erin, Garris, Bill, Lester, Lindsay, Lowery, Andrea (2017, May). iBusy: Research on Children, Families and Smartphones. NOHS

 

Service

Committees

Chaired hiring committee for 5th/6th Grade Instructor

Elementary PLC

Facilitator Academic Support Professional Learning

Co Planner Beautification Day

Leadership Committee

Dress Code Committee

Social Studies Textbook Adoption Committee

 

Activities

Girls on the Run Coach

Girls on the Run Site Liaison

MOEMS Math Olympiad

Planned and implemented TN Ready Parent Night

 

Community

Tree Streets Food Forest Volunteer

Assisted South Side Neighborhood Organization to launch the Little Free Library Project

 

Membership

Tennessee Science Teacher Association

National Science Teachers Association

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

National Youth Leadership Forum

 

 


 

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