Andrew Lofters Ph.D

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Andrew Lofters, Ph.D., is a Program Director with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) within the division of Academic Quality and Workforce. Over the past eight years, Dr. Lofters has been responsible for monitoring, maintaining, and recommending dual credit, early college high school, distance education, and educator preparation policy for the division. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry-Teaching from The University of Maryland-Eastern Shore and his Master of Education in Educational Administration-Principalship and Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration-Community College Leadership degrees from The University of Texas at Austin. His dissertation research focused on academic practices utilized by selected Texas early college high schools that promote academic success. Prior to working with the THECB, Dr. Lofters served for five years with Huston-Tillotson University as the Director of the Center for STEM Success and Assistant Director of the W.E.B. DuBois Honors Program, and 20 years with Austin Independent School District as a Science Teacher and Assistant Principal.