Alison Preusz was born and raised in Connecticut. She lived in Germany, Tennessee, Georgia, and Washington state while her husband was in the military. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Special Education/Elementary Education (Learning Disabilities) from Brigham Young University. Alison has enjoyed helping children learn in special education classes and seeing them make wonderful progress. She has 5 grown children and 6 (soon to be 7) grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading historical fiction and swimming. Alison looks forward to helping students at ELA learn and meet their goals.