Hello. I'm Alyssa.

I'm a science educator, neurobiology PhD candidate, wife, and mom living in McHenry County IL. Click around to learn more about my life, interests and professional development.


Recent Happenings: 

18May2019 - MCC Graduation! So great to see some of my students receive their well-deserved degrees & certificates.
3May2019 - A&P students from Crystal Lake South High School and Cary-Grove High School visited MCC’s cadaver lab for their 2nd semester review.
26April2019 - Hosted a workshop titled “Human A&P Crash Course” at the Skyway STEM Poster Competition.
16April2019 - Elected as a Math & Science division representative on MCC’s Curriculum Development & Review standing committee for 2019-2020 academic year.
12April2019 - A&P students from Prairie Ridge High School visited MCC’s cadaver lab for the 2nd semester review.
5April2019 - Health Care & Forensic Science students from Marengo Community High School visited MCC’s cadaver lab for the first time.
5April2019 - Biology II students from Harvard High School visited MCC’s cadaver lab for the first time.
8Feb2019 - Co-hosted a workshop titled “Welcome to the Eye-Ball!'“ for the students competing in the Academic Challenge.
8Feb2019 - Medical Club students from Prairie Ridge High School visited MCC’s cadaver lab for a detailed review of human anatomy.
23Jan2019 - Spring 2019 Semester officially begins! I will be teaching 2 section of A&P2 (BIO 264) & 1 section of A&P1 (BIO 263). Exciting!