About Us

Andrea Rieck

Native to Austin, Andrea earned her degree in Early Childhood Education with a specialization in reading from The University of Texas at Austin.   In 2018, Andrea received her National Board Certification, a recognition held by 3% of teachers. Additionally, Andrea is certified to provide dyslexia intervention as well as instruction to individuals for whom English is a second language.  

An in-home & virtual private instructor and classroom teacher for over a decade, Andrea has experience working with students who are in Pre-K thru high school in various subject areas including reading intervention, strengthening math fluency, handwriting, test preparation including ISEE and SSAT, & college applications. In every teaching experience, Andrea utilizes research based, effective instructional strategies to create a streamlined curriculum that meets the current needs of each student. Andrea enjoys partnering with students and their families to create a plan and set goals.  Seeing the impact one-on-one instruction and enrichment opportunities have on a child's academic journey brings Andrea so much joy!  

Andrea founded The Contemporary Classroom LLC in an effort to help families who need opportunities that effectively help their children through their academic journey.

Chelsea Warner

Chelsea earned a Ph.D. and an M.Ed. in reading education from Auburn University, an Ed.S. in elementary education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a M.A. in early childhood and elementary education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She previously taught PreK-8th grade in public, private, and charter schools in Alabama and Washington, DC. 

After transitioning to higher education, Chelsea taught graduate and undergraduate education methods courses at Texas A&M University-Central Texas and Auburn University. In her role as a university professor she founded the Texas A&M University-Central Texas’s Dyslexia Education Micro-credential. The program aims to expand and deepen teachers’ pedagogical practice of evidence-based literacy intervention and assessment for students with dyslexia and other reading differences. Chelsea is a self proclaimed literacy nerd and loves helping students reach their goals and become lifelong learners. 

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