Alyssa Weaver joined the Aurora Institute in January 2023 as the CompetencyWorks Intern. She supports the CompetencyWorks blog, assists with research and reports, develops interactive mapping of model competency-based programs and more. She has a special interest in promoting educational equity and supporting best practices in teaching.
Alyssa is a MA in Public Policy candidate at the University of Chicago, expected to graduate in June 2023. She is a former educator with nearly a decade of classroom experience. She previously earned a Masters of Arts in Teaching from Marian University and a Bachelors of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies focused on Education and Physical Sciences from Liberty University.