|Andrew has always been involved with education in some aspect or another.
Jim (his father) who is also on the B2B Education Team has been the reason why Andrew got involved in education. As a child, he always wanted to know what was going on in the school that his father was working at. As soon as he was old enough he went to help either coaching or filling in for a teacher at the last minute.
When it was time for Andrew to declare his major in college well, no surprise that he choose Education. Andrew currently works as an independent contractor for the Multnomah County Juvenile Court (gang unit) and Services to Children and Families. His job is one of wearing many different hats. Most of the clients that he works with are minorities with a troubled childhood and are either on probation or parole.
Previous job experience that Andrew had relating to education was with the Morrison Center-Breakthrough Program. A residential drug and alcohol treatment center that serves judicated youth. Andrew was the Educational Coordinator in charge of running the alternative school and recreation program.
Typically, clients are referred through probation or parole officers.
The daily routine often includes meeting with his clients in 1-2 hours
Another important part of Andrews life is his two Labrador Retrievers:
Andrew is a member of the local American Red Cross where he is an active