For the past two summers, Alyssa has worked as a staff at Namanu Day Camp in the City. Last school year, she worked as a Lead Instructor for 4th and 5th graders at Beverly Cleary at Hollyrood. This school year, Alyssa is excited to work as Site Supervisor for the Rose City Park School in Portland Public. This is Alyssa’s third year with Camp Fire Columbia and she is so excited to bring new projects, experiments, and activities that will help children get excited about learning.
Alyssa was raised in southern California and moved to Portland in August 2015. She is a reader, an artist, an avid podcast-listener, and an occasional athlete.
Alyssa found her enjoyment for working with youth when she spent her high school summers as a camp counselor. Since then, she has worked with elementary-aged students as an after school teacher, camp counselor, nanny, soccer coach, and swim instructor.
Alyssa attended College of the Canyons and Portland State University.