Alisa Smith

Head Teacher, 5th and 6th Grade Language Arts and Social Studies

Alisa have over 20 years of experience working with young people as an educator and a social worker. Before coming to Ancona, she was one of the founding educators at a charter school in Chicago’s south side where she established many student-centric programs and managed the school’s Advisory program. Alisa holds a MA in Education from National Louis University; is credentialed in History, Language Arts, Speech and Communication, and Psychology; and has a background as a Learning Specialist.