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Andrea Marshbank

Andrea Marshbank

An enthusiastic second-year teacher, learning and reflecting every single day!

Andrea Marshbank is a ninth grade English Language Arts teacher for a wonderful high school in Topeka, Kansas. She graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor's Degree in Secondary English Education and a Certificate in Service Learning. She is a dedicated educator, writer, blogger, reader, Netflix-watcher, supporter of 1:1 technology, and owner of two dogs (Pokey and Ozzie).

Ms. Marshbank actively assistant coaches Debate & Forensics, tutors through a Sylvan Learning Center, and cosponsors her high school's Writing Club. Over the summer of 2017, Ms. Marshbank worked alongside the Flint Hills Writing Project at Emporia State University to become a National Writing Project Teacher Consultant. Additionally, Ms. Marshbank is pleased to be presenting at the upcoming 2017 NCTE Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. In the past, Ms. Marshbank has acted for the local community theater, organized a local volunteering tutoring agency through KU, and traveled to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam as an ESL educator.

While Ms. Marshbank is a young educator, she is ambitious in her mission to improve the secondary education community. Her future goals include writing for esteemed organizations such as Edutopia, the National Councils of Teachers of English, and Education Week. Additionally, Ms. Marshbank writes for her personal benefit regularly, and would like to encourage you to do the same!

If you would like to contact Andrea Marshbank, please email andreamarshbank@gmail.com with your inquiry. Also, feel free to follow her on Twitter (@msmarshbank) or connect with her on LinkedIn.

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