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Design Lab 105
Credly Profile

Special Education
Digital Design Teacher
Web Development

Chris Andrus

Assistant Principal (SPED/IT)

2023-24 Class Schedule

A1Digital Bus./Digital Bus.B1Yearbook/Adobe Cert
A3Digital Workshop/MethodsB3Digital Workshop/Methods
A4AdminB4Digital Workshop/Methods

Professional Certifications:

Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Design (Apr 2022)
Adobe Creative Educator – Level 1 & 2 (Nov 2021, Apr 2022)
Google Certified Educator – Level 1 & 2 (Dec 2021)
Apple Teacher Recognition Certificate (Nov 2021)
Microsoft Certified Associate (2016)
Adobe Certified Professional (2016)


UAA (Director of Support Services, Digital Design) 2021-2023
THSA (Dean of Students, Digital Media) 2011-2021
Innovation Simple (Web Design & Marketing) 2007-2013
Hewlett-Packard (Product Demo) 2006-2008


M. Ed., Lamar University (Educational Leadership, 2016)
BS, Utah Tech University (CIT, 2009/ Sec Ed, 2011)

Professional Activity:

Arts Schools Network Conf, Birmingham, AL (Oct 2023)
Council for Exceptional Children Conf, Orlando, FL (Jan 2022)
Member of the Council for Exceptional Children (Oct 2021)
Innovative Schools Summit, Las Vegas, NV (Jul 2019)
Harvard Instructional Rounds, Cambridge, MA (Dec 2018)
High Tech High, San Diego, CA (Feb 2017)

North Star:

Personal: Creatives that inspire me include Tinker Hatfield, Michael Bierut, Chip Kidd

School: I would like my program to reach the level of arts schools like High Tech High in San Diego and for my students to pursue some of the top rated design university programs like UCLA, SCAD, Stanford D School, Portland State, and Univ of Illinois at Chicago and then be able to work in the design industry.