Andrea Franckowiak is an Associate Professor of English at Dyersburg State Community College, located in the corner of Northwest Tennessee. She has worked at DSCC for 22 years. She teaches Composition I and II, World Literature, and the freshman seminar course, both on-ground and online. She is the Chair of the English Department, Coordinator of the freshman seminar course, Director of the Academic Success Centers, which offers tutoring services, review sessions, workshops, and a Midterm Recovery program. Andrea is passionate about student success and the positive impact that well-developed courses and programs can have on students; more so, she loves being in the classroom. Andrea is an educator, a trainer, a course and curriculum designer, a program architect, and a presenter on a local, state, and national level.