A photo of Andy, his wife, and his son, taken in Woodlands Garden, Decatur, Georgia.
Photo by Virginia Reese Photography

Andy has worked in school library media and instructional technology for over 25 years, with experience at the school, district, and state levels.

He is currently the lead librarian at Campbell High School in Smyrna, Georgia. In 2022, he was named a finalist for the SLJ/Scholastic School Librarian of the Year, and in 2021, he received the Intellectual Freedom Award from the Georgia Library Media Association. The Campbell Commons was recognized as Georgia’s Exemplary High School Library Program in 2017.

Previously, Andy served as President of the Georgia Library Media Association (2013), and he served for five years (2007-2012) as Supervisor of Library Media Education for the Cobb County School District, during which time eight Cobb schools were recognized as Exemplary Library Programs by the Georgia Department of Education.

Andy also received the Georgia Exemplary High School Library award at Wheeler High School in 2005, and he was named as the Cobb County Library Media Specialist of the Year the same year. Prior to becoming a school librarian, he served in multiple educational technology roles, including technology integration specialist, field technician, and district webmaster for Bartow County Schools, technology trainer and curriculum resource developer for the Georgia Department of Education, and technology/research skills instructor for Floyd College (Georgia Highlands College).