Andrea Deau

Senior Director for Higher Education Programs


Andrea Deau is the Senior Director for Higher Education Programs and Partnerships at 1EdTech. She works closely with members to meet the challenges they face in the rapidly growing and evolving digital teaching and learning landscape. She has a robust professional history serving as an academic innovation leader focused on student-centered education and experiences. Andrea began her career as a classroom teacher and recently served as the assistant vice provost for online lifelong learning at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, launching the first online undergraduate degrees for the university. She has led teams to build the infrastructure for the UW Flexible Option competency-based education programs while also facilitating a new comprehensive learner record technology centered around digital credentialing, interoperability standards, achievements, and competencies. Additionally, she has directed enterprise academic technology in higher education and drove member activities and engagement across WiscNet, Wisconsin’s Research & Education Network member cooperative. She holds an MS in Educational Leadership and a BA in Education.