Senior Technical Advisor, US
Andy Nash is senior project advisor and the former director of the New England Literacy Resource Center. She specializes in contextualized English language instruction, standards-based education, teacher effectiveness, and program improvement. Andy has coordinated and led professional development for national initiatives such as Networks for Integrating New Americans, the National Teacher Effectiveness in Adult Education project, the Standards-in-Action project, and the Accelerating Opportunities initiative. She also co-directed the New England Learner Persistence Project and has published a range of resources connecting research and practice. Before joining World Education in 1996, Andy was a lecturer in the Graduate Bilingual/ESOL Studies Department of the University of Massachusetts and through the Massachusetts Department of Education provided technical assistance to workplace education partnerships. Andy has an MA in bilingual/ESOL studies from the University of Massachusetts.