Elizabeth (Liz) Andress
Adult Career Pathways Consultant
As the ATLAS Adult Career Pathways Consultant, Elizabeth (Liz) Andress is overseeing two related projects:
- creation of an Adult Career Pathways curriculum resource library on the ATLAS website (to launch Fall 2016); and
- design of professional development for managers and instructors as they create their own Adult Career Pathways courses, programs and partnerships (to begin Fall 2017)
Liz has been an adult basic education (ABE) professional for over 15 years. She holds a M.A. in Education. Most recently she taught in St. Paul Public Schools ABE program. At the state level, she helped shape the Transitions Integration Framework (TIF) and has incorporated TIF skills in her instruction at all levels. Liz led an ACES PLC as well. She has written curriculum for and taught a variety of occupational and career-related courses, including a bridge course and integrated instruction in a FastTrac early childhood education program. She was the curriculum writer and on-site coordinator for an award-winning workplace ESL project in medical manufacturing. Liz has presented numerous workshops on a wide variety of topics at local, regional, state and national conferences.