Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Andrew Lovett, Jr.

Dr. Andrew Lovett, Jr. is a 20 year veteran educator in the Atlanta Public Schools System. Dr. Lovett received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC, a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from Emory University in Atlanta, GA, a Specialist degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Leadership from Mercer University in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Lovett has also earned his National Board for Professional Teaching Certification in the area of Adolescent and Young Adulthood Mathematics. 
Dr. Lovett entered the classroom through Teach for America’s 2003 Atlanta Corps and taught high school mathematics.  He has been featured in the spring 2010 edition of the Atlanta Educator, on APS Today for his innovative teaching styles and ability to inspire his students towards greatness, on NPR for his efforts in turning around Benteen ES, and on numerous panels for his work in building a strong, positive school culture.  Dr. Lovett is also a 2019 Winner of the Teach on Project and was awarded funds to implement his project, Building Brilliant Biliterate Reader, to increase schoolwide biliteracy and opportunities for parents to engage in reading activities within their child's classroom.


Dr. Lovett came to Benteen Elementary School as principal during the 2016-2017 school year! He believes that children are our greatest resource and have the potential to change the world!


Thank you for visiting our page and we invite you to join us on this journey and Believe in Benteen’s Brilliance!


Follow us on Twitter @APSBenteen & @docdrewlovett