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Andrea Hecht, Director of Development


Andrea Hecht, Director of Development

Andrea is elated to be working with the Project Give Back organization as the Director of Development. Her goal is to continue to expand partnerships with new schools throughout the GTA and York Region.

Andrea’s teaching career began in 1992 with the York Region District School Board, working in a designated high risk school. She was a Primary Lead Teacher and Full Day Kindergarten Program Consultant. In 1999, Andrea started a Reading Enrichment Program and Ministry Licenced Day Nursery. In 2013 she branched off and started a new endeavour, with the responsibility of acquiring new school contracts and partnerships.

Andrea’s passion for education and helping others, led her to PGB and her friend and mentor, Ellen Schwartz. Andrea has enjoyed working with Ellen and her exceptional team, and witnessing the joy of the program. She has embraced this new opportunity to inspire, including teaching weekly classes. Her greatest passion is her three children and family. Andrea graduated from the York University Consecutive Education Program and holds a variety of Specialist Qualifications in her field.