Andrea L. Heberlein is the Executive Director of The Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission. The Commission was created by an Executive Order in 2008 for the purpose of mobilizing business leaders across Pennsylvania to secure support for investments in early learning.
Before joining the Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission, Andrea served as the Vice President of Strategic Impact for United Way of Lancaster County, where she helped to lead and support community initiatives focused on improving the educational, health, and financial outcomes for children, youth, and adults. Under her leadership, United Way of Lancaster County was recognized nationally and statewide for unprecedented increases in health and social service collaboration and innovative place-based strategies related to social determinants of health.
Andrea has an extensive background and experience around community-building work, service coordination for adults with disabilities, community systems development for children with disabilities, and directing an employer-sponsored, NAEYC accredited, early childhood learning center for Penn Medicine/Lancaster General Health and Franklin and Marshall College. She currently serves on the Governance Committee for the Lancaster County Homelessness Coalition and the Advisory Council for Nurse-Family Partnership.
Andrea received her Master of Social Work degree from Millersville University, where she is an adjunct professor and teaches undergraduate and graduate social work classes. She is a 2018 Policy Fellow alumnus from the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning and a 2019 graduate of the United Way Worldwide Leadership Program.