MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PREPWORKS, the education technology and academic tutoring company, named former University of Miami Assistant Provost Dr. Andy Gomez the Senior Director of Academic Relations. In this new role, Dr. Gomez will advise school administrators nationwide on how PREPWORKS' proprietary adaptive test preparation programs help students achieve their personal best scores on standardized assessments. In addition, he will lead the expansion of PREPWORKS' College Readiness products into higher education.
“We are proud to have Dr. Gomez as part of our team. His commitment to higher education and his extensive academic experience and global reputation will help us transform the way students learn and achieve on standardized assessments”
"We are proud to have Dr. Gomez as part of our team. His commitment to higher education and his extensive academic experience and global reputation will help us transform the way students learn and achieve on standardized assessments," said Tracy LaFlamme Ortega, PREPWORKS' President and CEO.
Most recently, Dr. Gomez was Special Assistant for International Affairs at the University of Miami in Florida. At the University of Miami he also served as Assistant Provost for Planning, Institutional Research and Assessment, and Dean of the School of International Studies. He also was Undersecretary of Education and Chief of Staff for the Executive Office of Education for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Additionally, Dr. Gomez has served on the Southern Association of Colleges and Universities (SACS) Board of Trustees. Dr. Gomez currently teaches several courses at the University of Miami and lectures extensively at national and international conferences and government seminars.
"I am thrilled to join PREPWORKS and be part of the company's dynamic growth across the United States and internationally,” said Dr. Gomez. “Millions of students will now have access to the latest adaptive learning solutions to increase College Readiness."
Dr. Gomez received his Doctorate of Education in Administration, Planning and Social Policy and a Master’s in Education from Harvard University; a Master’s in Public Administration from Florida International University; and his B.A. in International Studies from the University of Miami. In addition, he holds certificates in Management and Leadership from Harvard’s School of Education and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. Dr. Gomez is also on the Board of Directors of the American Student Assistance Corporation.
Founded in 2005, PREPWORKS, an educational technology company and tutoring company, offers a combination of innovative software, courseware, and reporting capabilities specifically designed to promote student achievement in secondary school and today's high-stakes standardized assessments.