Andrea Guerrero, Ph.D., Ed.S., joined the COLRS team as the Director of ION in February 2018. She has taught at UIS as an adjunct faculty member in the College of Business and Management since 2016. Prior to joining UIS full-time, Andrea served 18 years in public education as a teacher, athletic director, and administrator. Andrea has also taught as an adjunct at Lincoln Land Community College (2012-2015), and was the instructor of record for Education First Language Center working with English Language Learners across the globe (2017).
Andrea earned her doctoral degree at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her dissertation was titled, “Women Networking to Achieve Tenure in Higher Education.” She has been featured in Women in Higher Education (2012 & 2013), and served as a contributing author in “Broadening the Lens of Literacy” (2012). Andrea has presented both nationally and locally on various educational topics.
She also has earned her Educational Specialist, Master of Arts in History, and Bachelor of Arts in English degree from Western Illinois University. Andrea’s Master of Science in Administration degree is from Illinois State University. Her professional licenses include the Illinois Secondary Standard teaching certificate and the K-12 Administrative certificate with the Superintendent endorsement.