Andrew teaches Algebra 2 and AP Calculus BC at Brooklyn Technical High School in Brooklyn, NY. In the classroom, he actively encourages his students to represent themselves as individuals while simultaneously becoming members of a learning community larger than themselves. Similarly, his work with teacher teams has focused on amplifying individual teacher voice while promoting collaboration and community.
Andrew is a Math for America (MƒA) Master Teacher, an alumnus of the New York City Teaching Fellows, and an AmeriCorps Educational Fellowship recipient. In addition to teaching high school math in New York, Andrew has been an elementary classroom assistant on the South Side of Chicago, a writing instructor for the division of Biological Sciences at the University of Chicago, an English assistant in Paris, and an instructor of technology, geography, and biology in Lima, Peru.
Andrew has extensive experience leading collaborative teacher teams that serve a wide variety of purposes. At his school, Andrew leads the Algebra 2 Common Planning Team which meets daily to develop curricula, create mathematically rich tasks, analyze student work, and reflect on professional practice. Andrew co-facilitates a monthly Calculus Professional Learning Team (PLT) composed of MƒA teachers from across NYC. The PLT focuses on teaching calculus for student engagement to enforce drawing connections between conceptual understanding and algebraic fluency. As an LPP Model Teacher, Andrew is part of The Learning Partners Program. He is a member of a cross-functional team from three New York City schools that participates in collaborative school improvement work through a racial equity lens.
Andrew holds a BA and MA from the University of Chicago, where he studied philosophy and mathematics. He also holds an MA in secondary math education from The City College of New York. He is active on twitter @afwille.
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