Andrea Dannenberg

Pointer Kids Club Assistant

Hometown: Naperville, IL

High school graduated from: Sacred Heart Academy/Benet Academy

College: Andrea earned her Bachelors in Elementary Education from Aurora University and her Masters in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with an emphasis in Children’s Literature – Reading Specialist.

Previous employment: Andrea has worked as a UW-Platteville Professor/Adjunct Early Childhood for two years. She also was a longtime employee at Darlington Elementary School, spending 18 years in 1st grade and 20 years in 4th grade. She also coached 8th grade volleyball for 20 years and has spent 11 years subbing for Darlington and Mineral Point Schools.

Hobbies/free time interests: Raising miniature horses and playing classical guitar.

What attracted you to apply in #PointerNation?: “Working with kids in my hometown where my children and grandchildren are living and growing up.”