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Formerly a teacher, athletic coach, Falcon High School assistant principal and athletic director, Andy Franko previously served as the head of school for Mosaica Education, Inc. at Banning Lewis Ranch Academy for five years. Franko presents a diverse perspective to the learning community with 15 years of combined experience in K-12 instruction and administration. As a school leader and member of the Colorado League of Charter Schools board of directors, he has an extensive background in traditional and choice education. He plans to bring his unique outlook to lead the work of the iConnect Zone by ensuring the support of students, families and staff members.
Andy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin in K-12 art education and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Colorado in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in school leadership. By way of Minnesota, Franko and his wife Dana have lived in School District 49 for the past 11 years. His daughters’ Sophia and Olivia attend Banning Lewis Rance Academy in fourth grade and second grade, respectively.