Teacher of the Year
J.R. Ingram, Jr. Elementary Teacher of the Year 2012 - 2013Andrew was born in Centre County, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Penns Valley Area High School in 1988 before earning a B.S. in Health and Physical Education from Lock Haven University in 1994. He returned to Lock Haven University in the summer of 1996 and completed 12hrs. of course work to become a Safety and Drivers Education Teacher.
I substitute taught 4 years in central Pennsylvania before moving to North Carolina in 1998. I taught middle school Healthful Living for five years before becoming the Physical Education teacher at J.R. Ingram Elementary where I have taught for the past 19 years. I have 28 years of teaching experience and have coached six different sports on the middle and high school level.
I am married to Pamela Ard, a Literacy teacher at J R Ingram Elementary, I have two children Lance an I. T. Specialist for Johnston County Hospital, and Terran, a Elementary teacher in Greensboro, NC. I also became a grandpa on April 1, 2012 to a grandson named Michael and a granddaughter name Alexandra on February 1, 2014 as well at twin grandsons on October 2, 2019 Andy and Charlie.