Andrew Paulsen, Ed.D.

Regional Director of Professional Services

Dr. Andrew Paulsen currently serves as the Regional Director of Professional Services for the Midwest. Paulsen was formerly a High School Math Teacher and Instruction Coach in the Newark Public Schools and spent time abroad as a Fulbright Scholar researching eastern pedagogy and policy in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Dr. Paulsen is passionate about improving college access for traditionally underrepresented students and increasing educational attainment for incarcerated adults.

Originally from Levittown, New York, Andrew received his B.A. from Marist College, earned his Master’s in educational policy from Seton Hall University, and holds an Ed.M. in public school leadership from Columbia University. Andrew earned his doctorate in education from Vanderbilt University in 2021, and currently lives in Detroit, Michigan. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, scuba diving, and traveling around the world.