Alayna is a National Board Certified Teacher with certification as an Early Childhood Generalist. She is a native Floridian where she taught grades K-3 and served as staff developer for literacy and math, demonstration classroom teacher, action research coach, and trainer for the New Jersey Writing Project in Florida.
A lover of nature and the outdoors, Alayna moved with her family to Colorado and became a member of the Adams 12 District Literacy Team where she developed curriculum, coached literacy coordinators, and provided professional development for teachers and administrators.
Alayna is energized by the STEM concept and the enthusiasm for learning and discovery displayed by STEM students. She enjoys photography, writing poetry, is an avid football fan, and absolutely loves spending time with her Shelties.