This is Andrea Francois’s eighth year at Brookewood. She grew up in Portland, Oregon with her 4 brothers and 1 sister. Andrea graduated from the University of Dallas in 2005 with a B.A. in English literature, as well as a Concentration (minor) in Studio Art focusing on Ceramics. While at the University of Dallas she studied abroad at their Rome campus and traveled throughout Europe. Andrea moved to the Washington, DC area in early 2010. Ms. Francois will also be teaching 8th grade English this year. In addition to teaching, Andrea is the Dean of the House system and the Lower School Director. Andrea also enjoys traveling with her mother and sister, hiking, camping, and reading.