Andrea Reed Kinney has been teaching Kindergarten/Pre-1st since 2006, beginning her career in public school in Tempe, Arizona. She received her teaching certification from Northern Arizona University and holds a MFA in Poetry from Vermont College. She also has extensive experience working with English Language Learners and taught abroad in both Japan and the Czech Republic. She taught in private schools for 10 years in Los Angeles and became an enthusiastic Nevada resident this summer. She loves reading, Angels baseball, hiking, gardening, riding her bike and paddle boarding. She and her husband have 2 cats and plan on getting a dog very soon. She is excited to be joining the Brookfield community.