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Program Analyst at U.S. Department of Energy
Andrea Swiatocha, AIA, LEED AP is a Program Analyst in the Schools and Nonprofits Program within the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of State and Community Energy Programs (SCEP). Andrea is supporting the administration of the $500 million grant program and the new Energy CLASS Prize through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) for schools to implement high-impact energy efficiency and health improvements as well as innovative energy technology packages. Andrea has spent the last 15 years focused on designing, constructing, maintaining, and now financing the advancement of learning spaces. Prior to her role at DOE, Andrea was the former the Deputy Chief of Facilities for DC Public Schools (DCPS). Andrea started her career as a practicing architect where she focused on educational design, specifically K-12 buildings. Andrea is an advocate for high performance design in student learning environments.