Alissa has a wide range of teaching experiences. She is currently a senior at Aquinas College where she is pursuing a POHI special education degree along with a minor in early childhood education.  While in high school, she went through an Education program allowing her to student teach in both a K-3 CI Special education class and a K-3 EI Special Education class.  She currently does weekly lab field experience at the Conductive Learning Center here in Grand Rapids along with working at the Grand Rapids Early Discovery Center in the preschool and young preschool classes.

Throughout the years she has experience tutoring all elementary subjects and both reading and mathematics at the middle school and high school level. She also has experience working with homeschool/ online learning.

Outside of the teaching and tutoring, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, playing soccer, and traveling.