Andrea Benkel




Andrea Benkel

VSAEYC Affiliate Representative
andrea.benkel@summitschoolaz.org

Andrea Benkel is the Director of Early Childhood Education at the Summit School of Ahwatukee which is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). She brings over twenty five years of experience in early childhood education that includes teaching preschool, kindergarten as well as being a center director and developing programs for Gymboree Play and Music.  Andrea earned her bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University and her master’s from the University of Phoenix.

As President of the Valley of the Sun Arizona Association for the Education of Young (AzAEYC) Children, Andrea values the opportunity to work with other early childhood professionals to provide exceptional environments and opportunities for young children.