Andrea Richards

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"I am of the firm belief that every child can learn. My mission as a special educator, and as a human being, is to empower all children with disabilities to become productive individuals."
Contact Andrea Want to get in touch with Andrea? Please contact Marianne Riggio, Director of the Educational Leadership Program, at Marianne.Riggio@Perkins.org

Antigua and Barbuda (Residence)
Antigua and Barbuda (Origin)

ELP class of 2016

Special Education Teacher at the Ministry of Education

Specialties: 
Academics/Functional Academics
Advocacy
Teaching MDVI/DB
Biography: 

Andrea is a special education teacher at the Ministry of Education in Antigua and Barbuda. She developed an interest in special education in 2002 when she became the mother of a visually impaired daughter. Andrea works at her country's only government-run school for students with various disabilities. She recently completed studies in general special education at the University of the Southern Caribbean and hopes to complete a master's degree in inclusive special education.