First Teacher Spotlight - Andrea Brannam

Welcome to our first teacher spotlight! We have some pretty amazing and interesting teachers at R.H. Dana and we'd love for you to get to know them a little more. Take a look at our first spotlight featuring Mrs. Andrea Brannam and be sure to check back each month to see who we feature next!

We asked Mrs. Brannam, who teaches Kindergarten here at R.H. Dana, to complete a questionnaire about herself and here's what she had to say.


Name: Andrea Brannam


Birth Date & Place: February 27, 1976 in Los Angeles, CA


Favorite Childhood Book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein


Favorite Color: Turquoise


Favorite Song: "1,000 Reasons" by Matt Redman


Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Mint Chip


Favorite Hobby: Hiking


Family/Pets: Hubby - Keith. Married 25 years. 2 daughters - Naya, 24 years old, and Kayla 22 years old. Dog - Gracie - 7 year old Chihuahua/Terrier mix

What do you love about teaching? I love witnessing the sparkle of joy as my students learn and accomplish new things! I love watching my students become bilingual! I love making a difference in little lives! I love working with our RH Dana family!


What are you afraid of? I am afraid of heights...even though I really love rollercoasters!


What are you proud of? I am proud of persevering through many challenges to finish college. It took me 10 years to graduate, while raising my two little girls and working full time. It was all worth it because now I have my dream job!


What are you looking forward to? I am looking forward to hopefully traveling more and discovering more of our incredible world. I always look forward to discovering local hikes in our beautiful surroundings.



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