Public schools/classroom experience (content areas of language arts, social studies, drama/theater arts, and journalism in Gwinnett County Public Schools/GA). Public schools/elective experience (yearbook advisor, intramural sports, and enrichment programs in poetry/spoken word and Black History). Higher education advisement with Wake Forest University (alumni in admissions, Alumni Council, Association of Wake Forest University Black Alumni President (2011-15), Greek Alumni Advisory Board (chair of the alumni committee/recruitment and retention), and current board member of the School of Divinity (2016-current). Instructor for ACT/SAT prep and related workshops (previous entities served include Newton HS/Covington, GA, Washington HS/Atlanta, GA, Upward Bound/Chattanooga, TN, and related academic and community-based organizations). Press/media services including press/media for multiple events (#AlphaDerbyWeekend/Kentucky Derby themed event via the Alphas of Atlanta/Atlanta, GA, Unity Day Memorial Day community festival/Chicago, IL, Music is Giving benefit event/Atlanta, GA), interview guest for multiple outlets (CBS46/Atlanta, GA, WJCU radio/Jackson, MS, Voyage ATL and Voyage Dallas magazines, Wake Forest University Magazine, Winston-Salem Journal/Winston-Salem, NC, CBS46/Atlanta, GA, V103 Radio/Atlanta, GA, 1380AM Radio/Atlanta, GA, The Morning Takeover/1100AM Radio/Atlanta, GA), and host of "The Conversation Corner with Author Andrew Snorton" (airing on the Status Network/LyveTV channel). Published author of "Deeper than your deepest sleep: thoughts on love with Joseph Snorton" and "9 stories of faith: volume 1" (both books are rated as 2019 "top-1000" reads by the Author Academy Awards), as well as the audiobook "The Author's Mixtape - Volume 1: Organic Musings from HTooOh" in partnership with 3rd Level Entertainment and Canis Major Digital. Board member and curriculum designer for the LEAD Foundation, which conducts educational, community, and enrichment programs for middle and high school students including male-mentoring, leadership development, college tours, scholarship programs, and summer reading programs.
Creative Community Solutions
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A New Jersey native, Wake Forest University alumnus, and greater Atlanta resident, Andrew currently is the director of Creative Community Solutions, which provides a range of education based services (ranging from student tutoring, coaching, ACT/SAT/ASVAB test prep for individuals, schools, and community organizations), press/media services (for events and entities to better interface with radio, television, print/online media, and related outlets). As a board member and program manager for the LEAD Foundation, Inc. he he oversees year-round programming including the foundation's male-mentoring, co-ed leadership development, college tours, and summer camps for middle and high school students. As the foundation's director of the Katherine Snorton Scholarship Program, the program has provided over $100,000 in scholarship opportunities for metro-Atlanta high school seniors and college students.
An accomplished and growing presence as an author, his first release, “Deeper than your deepest sleep: thoughts on love with Joseph Snorton (2017)” and subsequent release, "9 stories of faith: volume 1 (2018)" are rated as top-1000 reads (2019) via the Author Academy Awards. He has served as a presenting author or speaker for the Mississippi Book Festival/Jackson, MS (2017-19), East of the River Book Festival/Washington, DC (2018), African-American Family Book Festival/Detroit, MI (2019), and others, including having his book available at select stores in Atlanta, Macon (GA), Greenville (SC), Spartanburg (SC), Charlotte, Detroit, Madisonville (KY), Jackson (MS), and his alma mater, Wake Forest University.
His civic engagement includes serving on multiple community-based organizations such as Family Food Festival (formerly Real Men Cook-Atlanta), a charter member of several chapters of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc (based in Duluth and Loganville-Conyers, GA), former president of the board for T. Lang Dance Company, along with media appearances for various radio outlets in Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, and Jackson (MS). Within Wake Forest, he has served as president of the Association of Wake Forest University Black Alumni, a board member of the Alumni Council, and is presently a member of the Greek Alumni Advisory Board, Alumni-in-Admissions, and the Deacon Club.