Position: First Grade Teacher
Education: Hobart and William Smith Colleges – Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy with a concentration in Children and minors in Education and History; NOVA Southeastern University Fischler School of Education – Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning with a concentration in Elementary Reading
Certifications/Licensures: NYS Teacher Certification Pre-K thru Grade 6
Years of Teaching Experience: 20
Years at Powhatan: 10
Bio: Alyson began her teaching career in Florida teaching 1st grade. She spent 9 years in upstate NY-one year as a Reading Teacher and 8 years in 2nd grade. Alyson is certified to teach PreK through 6th grade but loves working with the younger children most! Alyson loves sports and played 4 years of soccer in college. She participated in NCAAs all four years and in the Final Four in 2002.
Hobbies: Photography and anything active (soccer, football, baseball, running) with my husband Scott and our 3 boys Will, Chase, and Jax
Favorite Quotes: “Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.” —Benjamin Franklin