Welcome our new Executive Director, Andrea (Andi) Weisman Summers

Andi comes to us from the Great Schools Partnership where she was Co-Director of Coaching. Great Schools Partnership is a national non-profit that supports public school improvement and innovation. Prior to that, she worked as a bilingual immigration advocate at the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project (ILAP) for over six years. Andi’s other career experience  includes working as a teacher for ten years in Maine, Costa Rica, and Peru. She’s been a Portland resident for over 20 years, and her daughter has attended Portland Public Schools since kindergarten.

Andi’s background and experience make her uniquely qualified to lead us during this challenging time and beyond. Andi is connecting remotely with our team to ensure she gets up to speed quickly and thoroughly. We are proud to have her at the helm. Please feel free to reach out to her directly if you have any questions, ideas, or would like to say hello: asummers@foundationforpps.org