Andrew Ayers is currently the Lower School learning specialist at the Collegiate School, an all-boys independent school in New York City. He earned his masters of arts from Teachers College, Columbia University in learning disabilities. Andrew is passionate about supporting all students and the importance of directly teaching executive functioning skills in the classroom. He has presented at a number of local and national conferences, including the International Boys’ School Coalition Conference and the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) Learning and the Brain Conference. Andrew has been teaching for 30 years.