Andrea Arner is a learning specialist in our Middle School after serving as the lower school assistant librarian from 2013-22. She previously taught for 10 years at the Arts IMPACT Middle School in Columbus City Schools where she was awarded Teacher of Year in 2009-10. Andrea's written work was published in the Journal of Teacher Initiated Research in 2010 and she received her master teacher designation in 2011. She holds a B.A. in middle childhood education from Wittenberg University and a M.A. in reading from Otterbein University. 

Andrea's favorite thing about Columbus Academy
"The natural beauty of the campus! Driving up the long driveway off of Cherry Bottom always reminds me how much natural beauty surrounds the school."

Favorite sports teams
Columbus Blue Jackets and Ohio State

Little-know fact
"My goal is to visit all of the National Parks. I've visited just over a third of them so far."

  • B.A. Wittenberg University , Middle Childhood Education
  • M.A. Otterbein University , Reading