Andrea Echelberger
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Andrea Echelberger is a literacy instructor at the Robbinsdale Adult Academic Program. She has worked in the field of adult education as a teacher and trainer for over 18 years, specializing in literacy level instruction, pronunciation, equitable teaching practices, and learner-centered instruction. Previously, she worked as the ESL Training Coordinator for Literacy Minnesota, where she developed professional development workshops and instructional materials for English language teachers and volunteers. Andrea served as an EL Fellow and EL Specialist with the US State Department in SE Asia, and has developed materials and delivered presentations for TESOL and COABE, as well as a wide variety of state and national conferences. She is currently serving as Vice-President on the international board of LESLLA, and organization that focuses on adult emergent readers. Andrea holds a M.A. in Teaching ESOL from Hamline University and a MN ABE Teaching License from the University of Minnesota.