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Fifth Grade Team

Andrea Lavina grew up in Arlington, VA. She spent much of her childhood in Maracaibo, Venezuela, where she is also a citizen. Andrea spent time working on an IT degree before moving to Colorado and switching to a teaching major in 2018. She graduated from the University of Colorado, Denver and became a member of the Elkhart family during the 2021-2022 school year.


Andrea spends most of her time with her husband and her dog, Beans. She enjoys trying new foods, listening to music, going to the movie theater, and spending quality time with family and friends.


My job is to accelerate the learning of every APS student every day.

I do my job by providing differentiated, research based instruction and by creating a safe learning environment.

My community needs me to do my job


Erin Rocha