Andrew's Bio


Andrew Gallagher            
Director of School Renewal
Brooklyn North NYCDOE Borough Office
Telephone: (718) 935-5661

Andrew began his career in the United Kingdom in 1996, where he served as a teacher, new-teacher mentor, and school administrator. In 2003, Andrew made the transformational decision to move to New York City during which time he has been a founding teacher of one of the city’s original small schools in The Bronx, an Instructional Director for the Office of Empowerment Schools, Deputy Network Leader, Executive Director for School Improvement for Cluster 1 and, most recently as a Director of School Renewal. In this most recent role, Andrew oversaw schools’ ongoing improvement initiatives which, over three years, resulted in Renewal schools across Brooklyn North all but eliminating the Graduation gap as compared to their non-Renewal counterparts, double-digit increases in metrics such as College Readiness, and historically high Regents Completion Rates. Andrew holds a master’s degree from Teachers College and is an advanced Doctoral student in their Ed.D program.