Teri Andrach is the Lower School Science Specialist K-II at the Waterford School. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.S. in Elementary Education. She began her career at Waterford in October 1995 as a Lower School Computer Lab Manager. The following school year she became a Class III teacher and continued in that position until transitioning into her current position in 2014. Teri is proud to call herself a Waterford Original. She was a Waterford student when the school opened its doors in Provo, Utah in 1981. She also has two sons who are Waterford graduates, having attended Waterford beginning in the PreK-3 Program, as well as a stepson in the Class of 2018. She has a unique perspective of having experienced Waterford as student, parent, and faculty member. While teaching Class III, Teri was Lead Teacher for Classes III-V for seven years. She also served on several curriculum committees and summer curriculum development projects. She was awarded the Waterford Educator Prize in 2007. Teri defines herself as a life-long learner, particularly fascinated by how children learn and how new research affects current teaching practices.