- University of Maryland, EdD, Education Policy, Planning, and Administration, 1984
- Bloomsburg State College, BS, Secondary Education, 1975
Areas of Expertise
- Educational Leadership
Dr. Andes began his teaching career in the Harford County Public Schools. As a high school Social Studies teacher and coach, Dr. Andes taught for eight years. As a school based leader, Dr. Andes served as the Assistant Principal and Principal of Havre De Grace High School. After leading Havre De Grace High School to be named a "National Blue Ribbon School", Dr. Andes was appointed as the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel and Staff Relations in the Harford County Public Schools. In 1996, Dr. Andes was appointed as the Superintendent of the Worcester County Public Schools. Serving as Superintendent of Schools for 16 years, Dr. Andes led the school system to be one of the highest performing school systems in Maryland. After 36 years in public education, Dr. Andes retired in 2012 and was appointed as a Professor of Practice at Salisbury University. In addition, to serving as a Professor, Dr. Andes serves as a member of the Worcester County Board of Education. He has presented at regional, national and international conferences and authored the book titled Taking the Mystery out of Funding Maryland Public Schools, published by the International Council of Professors of Educational Leadership. Dr. Andes earned a Bachelor of Science from Bloomsburg State College; Master of Education from Loyola College of Baltimore; and a Doctorate of Education from the University of Maryland. He has earned numerous awards and recognition including Superintendent of the Year for the State of Maryland and outstanding alumni in educational leadership from the University of Maryland.