Alyssa has been teaching since August 2014, when she was an economics teaching assistant at her university. She also has experience with college guidance counselling and teaching English as a second language. Alyssa is available to meet at nearby coffee shops or for online sessions. She's helped students improve their grades, better understand their assignments, and engage more deeply with their classwork materials.
Alyssa received a Bachelor's of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University (International Economics and African Studies) in May 2015. She received a cumulative 2210 on the SAT. As an expert in her field, she looks forward to helping students reach their potential. To this end, her approach is student-driven, friendly, and comprehensive.
Played an integral role in the maintenance and logistical implementation of several randomized controlled trials on economic and political issues in the field in Johannesburg, South Africa
Composed and edited literature reviews on the efficacy of financial education programs
Provided English as a second language instruction to predominantly Hispanic inmates at the Arlington County Detention Facility, using worksheets and other materials
Graded problem sets and exams; provided homework help
Produced policy papers and conducted research related to remittances and migration in Central America
Provided technical and emotional support to high school seniors navigating the college process at Bell Multicultural High School in Washington, DC
Certified observer and evaluator of pre-kindergarten classrooms
The Phi Beta Kappa Society celebrates and advocates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Its campus chapters invite for induction the most outstanding arts and sciences students at America’s leading colleges and universities. The Society sponsors activities to advance these studies — the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences — in higher education and in society at large.
The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921.
Mu Alpha Theta is the National High School and Two-Year College Mathematics Honor Society with over 103,000 student members in June 2014 in more than 2100 schools. We are dedicated to inspiring keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics in high school and two-year college students.