Andrea Gardenhour, MAEd, MANPM, is the Director of Programming and Travel Initiatives. Born and raised in the United Kingdom, Andrea studied and worked in Israel where she began her lifelong passion for Jewish education. Andrea also manages an international exchange program between Los Angeles, Tel Aviv and Vilnius, designed to promote a deeper understanding of Jewish life in a global Jewish world. A former faculty member of Melton’s Conejo/West Valley site in Los Angeles, her commitment and dedication to the transmission of Jewish values and meaningful Jewish experiences are a driving force in her life. Andrea received her Masters’ degrees from Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles.