Phone: (610)942-8950, Ext. 6442
Degrees and Certifications:
BS in Home Economics Early Childhood Certification K-3 Elementary Certification K-6 MS of Ed in Literacy Reading Specialist Certification K-12 Reading Fellow PA Writing and Literature Project Literacy Coaching Endorsement (currently attending)
Mrs. Andrea Ries
Andrea Ries is one of two Instructional Support Teachers at Springton Manor Elementary School. She and her partner, Jane Przyuski, work with students and teachers to support their learning and assessment. Mrs. Ries has taught Kindergarten, 1st grade, K/1, and 2nd grade. She loves working with students as an IST in Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade and helping them learn to read. She, also, really enjoys working with teachers and learning alongside of them. Mrs. Ries has worked at Springton Manor since the building opened and has enjoyed it very much.
Mrs.Ries attended Douglas College at Rutgers University and West Chester University for her Masters Degree. Right now she is taking courses at Widener University to learn more about being a Literacy Coach. She knows that there is always something new to learn.
Our Literacy Specialists monitor and strengthen the instructional program by providing literacy instructional support to teachers and direct instruction in literacy to select students. Our Literacy Specialists deliver professional development and coach teachers in effective literacy strategies.