Andrea Woudenberg-Harvey

Andrea Woudenberg-Harvey

Executive Editor, ELA and SEL

As CSA Education’s Executive Editor of ELA and SEL, Andrea is responsible for overseeing, developing, and editing K–12 ELA and SEL projects. She oversees day-to-day management of projects, including managing internal staff and independent contractors, and provides quality materials that are accurate, consistent, and adhere to client-specified rules and guidelines.

After working as an Associate Editor, Andrea spent a year teaching English to children in Japan. Upon her return to Chicago, she counseled prospective students in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certification courses and did independent work as a Content Strategist. She has since worked as a Writer, Editor, and Editorial Manager on a variety of print and digital educational programs. In addition to Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), Andrea specializes in Reading Intervention, English as a Foreign Language, and Educational Technology. 

Highlights from Andrea’s career include the following:

  • Overseeing the development of a K–5 reading intervention product, including managing in-house and freelance writers and editors to produce and revise manuscripts, editing and approving pages and proofs, and seeing components through publication and reprints
  • Developing materials for digital programs, including developing scripts for animations, overseeing the writing, recording, and implementation of audio files, and developing interactive games
  • Assisting the development and quality assurance of adaptive K–12 digital reading programs 
  • Teaching English as a foreign language online to kids in China during a global pandemic(!)

Andrea has a BA in Asian Studies from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. Currently, she is working to obtain her MEd in Educational Technology from the University of Arkansas. 

While living in Japan, Andrea studied a traditional Japanese folk instrument, the Tsugaru-jamisen, and performed across the Kanto region. She was even once invited to perform on live TV in Tokyo, where she was interviewed in Japanese and played for an audience of 4 million!

Contact Andrea at awoudenberg@csaedu.com

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