Andrew Mitchell
Coordinator of Regional Math Initiatives


  • Charters and choice
  • Curriculum and instruction
  • Data and accountability
  • P-12 reform and policy
  • Leadership and governance
  • Standards and testing
  • Teacher evaluation
  • Teacher workforce
  • Technology and learning

Andrew David Mitchell is a PhD student (ABD) at the University of the Cumberlands. His specialties are mathematics instruction, literacy, data analysis, school and district leadership. Mitchell has experience as an elementary, middle, and high school teacher. He currently works as a regional math coordinator, serving 25 component school districts, Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES, and over 33,000 students. As a researcher, Mitchell has studied the effects of instruction on student learning outcomes, with a particular focus on New York state assessments, as well as national analysis of the NAEP. His findings were included in an amicus brief for the Friedrichs case. Given his broad experiences as a teacher, researcher and parent, Mitchell is available to provide context for a wide variety of education stories.