Andrea Reade is an education professional with over twenty five years of demonstrated expertise across a spectrum of educational services and settings.


Biography:


Andrea Reade, Owner/Operator

With over twenty five years of demonstrated expertise across a spectrum of professional settings, Reade Consulting offers personalized and site specific solutions to educational and small business entities. Able to write award winning grants, proposals and respond to other funding opportunities on your behalf, Reade Consulting can help you financially undergird your plans for growth and improvement.

By employing dynamic best practice facilitation and leadership skills, stakeholders are engaged collaboratively and purposefully to bring positive transformational change to the educational or business setting. Reade Consulting is well experienced in effectively motivating and managing people to accomplish established goals and outcomes through the development of professional relationships and leveraging of team member strengths.  Additionally, by utilizing strategic and analytical processes to benchmark progress, problem solve and generate creative solutions during the implementation phase of work, Reade Consulting can help your organization successfully complete multiple tasks within a structured time frame for high impact results.

EDUCATION

  • Ed.D. (ABD) Leadership in Schooling - University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction- Keene State College, Keene, NH
  • M.A.T., English - Keene State College, Keene, NH
  • B.S., Business Management, Minor: Psychology/English -Keene State College, Keene, NH  

EDUCATIONAL HONORS

  • Pi Lambda Theta – Honor Society in Education – University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Kappa Delta Pi – Honor Society in Education (President – Epsilon Pi Chapter) – Keene State College
  • Sigma Tau Delta – Honor Society in English (Vice President – Upsilon Phi Chapter) – Keene State College
  • Commencement Speaker – Honors Address – Baccalaureate Program – Commencement Services – Keene State College

ORGANIZATIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Leadership Seacoast
  • Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce - Business and Education Committee
  • NH Small Business Education

Experience:


Diagnostic Reviews and Evaluation Services // Scholastic // NH Title I:

State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) Tennessee - SCORE Prize Evaluation - Conducted school site visits that utilize classroom observation, focus groups, and key informant interviews to determine levels of expert practice in the implementation of high standards, cultivation of strong leaders, quality instruction and use of data to enhance student learning.  2015

Aurora, Colorado School District - Diagnostic Reviews - Conducted school-level reviews based on the Colorado Standards and Indicators for Continuous School Improvement School Level Standards and Indicators, Revised 2015 for Title IA Focus Schools and Title I schools with a Priority Improvement or Turnaround plans who were recipients of Diagnostic Review and Implementation Planning Grants. 2015

New York Department of Education - Evaluation of lesson plans from Supplemental Education Service (SES) providers to determine alignment to the Common Core State Standards based on the Tri-State Quality Review Rubric for ELA/Literacy. 2013- 2014

National Blue Ribbon Schools Program -  Evaluate the completeness and effectiveness of applications for the U.S. Department of Education’s National Blue Ribbon Schools Program which recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Provide written recommendations as well as by phone technical assistance to schools for improvement of applications. Discern quality differences in applications that are superior in nature and make recommendations for exemplary performance. 2014, 2015, 2016

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) - Evaluation of lesson plans and units for alignment to the Next Generation Science Standards as part of the educator resources made available by NASA’s Office of Education. 2014

Durham Evangelical Church, Durham, NH - Communications Strategy Development - Assist the church in reviewing current communications strategy and identifying areas not aligned to goals and objectives of larger church mission as well as individual ministries. Developed and analyzed large scale survey of over 500 congregants to determine experiences and perceptions related to communication avenues utilized. Used data to identify   specific areas in the church’s communication structure not meeting objectives and purposes and made recommendations for improvement. 2011-2012


Facilitation and Planning:

Northeast Comprehensive Center - State Liaison to the New Hampshire Department of Education – work with the Commissioner of Education, Assistant Commissioner of Education and Chief of Staff to develop the annual work plan for supporting the department’s efforts in priority areas related to student achievement and school improvement. Oversee the implementation of all project strands and maintain ongoing contact with project leads to ensure benchmarks are met and to address and resolve any organic issues that develop that could impede successful completion of the work as Northeast Comprehensive Center Research Associate. 2012 – ongoing

New Hampshire Department of Education - Planned and facilitated meeting of key stakeholders in creating a framework for the Communication and Collaboration Action Plan.; assisted in the development and organization of a large scale meeting focused at policy makers, educators and other key stakeholders to develop their knowledge and understanding of competency education as Research Associate for RMC Research. 2014 - 2015

New Hampshire Department of Education - Facilitated Educator Equity Task Force to aid in the development of the state Equitable Distribution of Excellent Educator Plan and ongoing work of implementation , benchmarking an evaluating progress and communicating the work to diverse audiences within the state as Research Associate for the Northeast Comprehensive Center.  2014 – ongoing

New Hampshire Department of Education - Facilitate ongoing work of the Effective Educator Task Force including the development of a Peer Review Model for Educator Effectiveness Models as Research Associate for the Northeast Comprehensive Center. 2014 - ongoing

Maine Department of Education - Facilitated meeting of diverse educational stakeholders to aid in the development of state Equitable Distribution of Excellent Educators Plan. 2015

New Hampshire Department of Education - Facilitated RTI Task force of the NH DOE in the development of a white paper; creation of the Integrated Instructional Framework for Transformation: NH Model for Response to Instruction Implementation; and Strategic Action Plan for Professional Development as Research associate for the New England Comprehensive Center. 2008-2012

New York Department of Education - Statewide Comprehensive Literacy Plan - Designed and facilitated the work  of  a Statewide Literacy Team consisting of external stakeholders as well as internal NYSED representatives to develop a Birth through Grade 12 Comprehensive Literacy Plan as Research Associate for RMC Research. 2011

New Hampshire Department of Education - Social Studies Review and Revision


Talent Development and Professional Learning:

  • NH Farmington
  • Massachusetts – Educator Evaluation
  • Gordon College
  • Lowell Public Schools
  • UMass Lowell
  • NEA NH
  • Lakes Region CIA
  • Tiverton RI –
  • NCC – T4TLA - NH
  • Farmington NH
  • Content Instructional Design
  • National Center on Improving Literacy
  • US Virgin Islands
  • Fulton County School District - Georgia
  • Gordon College
  • Indiana Department of Education

Grants and RFPs:

New Hampshire Department of Education - NGA Grant – Best Practices Support for Leadership Development, 2016 – sole writer

New Hampshire Department of Education - Facilitation, Communication and Community Engagement Support, 2014 – sole writer

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education - District Review Process Evaluation, 2012 –contributing writer

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education - Master Agreement for Targeted Assistance, 2012 – contributing writer

Eastern Suffolk BOCES, New York - RTI in Literacy at the Secondary Level Professional Development Series, 2011 – sole writer

United States Department of Education - Comprehensive Centers Program, 2012 – contributing writer


Communication Tool Development:

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education - School Turnaround Videos – Project director and lead contributor for the development of videos highlighting best practices in MTSS and Family/Community Engagement in schools in Turnaround Schools in Massachusetts

New Hampshire Department of Education - Created and developed communication tools to message about the state Equitable Distribution of Excellent Educator Plan as well as the Peer Review Process for Educator Effectiveness Models as component work within the Northeast Comprehensive Center technical assistance services.  2015-ongoing

New Hampshire Department of Education - Created and developed a voice over PowerPoint video which articulates the efforts of districts and schools in New Hampshire in implementing competency based education based on College-and-Career Ready Standards. Refined and developed communication tools to provide ongoing information to key stakeholders at the community, school and state levels regarding state work in state standards and assessment as Research Associate at RMC Research.  2014-2015