Andrea Kochis graduated from Western Governors University with a Bachelor’s in Education and recently decided to continue on to get a Master’s degree. She started working at James Irwin Charter Schools in 2017. JICMS was her school of choice because the students and staff are continually taught and given opportunities for growth. Miss Kochis is not only a teacher but a dog mom,as well. She fosters and houses different working dogs and has two dogs of her own.