President & Founder
San Diego & 100+ countries worldwide
Andres is former Oceanside teacher and is now President/Co-founder of GlobalSchoolNet.org and founder of iPoPP (International Projects or Partners Place.) Andres serves as the US co-chair for the US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange. She is creator of International CyberFair and US State Department’s Doors to Diplomacy programs, met with President Bush to launch Friendship Through Education, and speaks at conferences worldwide. Andrés was named one of 25 most influential people worldwide in education technology for her innovative e-learning projects, involving 5 million students from 194 countries. Andrés was awarded the Soroptimist International Making-a-Difference-Award for advancing the status of women and children. In 2012 Andrés was chosen San Diego Magazine’s Women-Who-Move-the-City, recognizing dynamic women who create positive change and contribute to the community.
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Global SchoolNet's mission is to support 21st century, brain-friendly learning, and improve academic performance through content-driven collaboration. We engage educators and students in brain-friendly e-learning projects worldwide to develop science, math, literacy and communication skills, foster teamwork, civic responsibility and collaboration, encourage workforce preparedness and create multicultural understanding. We prepare youth for full participation as productive and compassionate citizens in an increasing global economy. Founded in 1984, GSN is a 501(c)3 non-profit education organization. Learn more at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_SchoolNet