Allison Axelrod

Department Head

Education

Allison Axelrod earned her B.A. in English Literature from the University of Pennsylvania with a minor in Women's Studies. She went on to earn an Ed.M. from Harvard Graduate School of Education with a concentration in Human Development and Psychology.

Experience

Allison has lived in Philadelphia, New York City, Boston, and San Francisco, and has worked in various leadership roles for documentary film companies, schools, arts-in- education nonprofits, and community centers. In 2011 she decided to pursue a Masters in Education with a concentration in Human Development and Psychology and adopted a child-centered focus in which each student can be nurtured towards their potential. Since then she has developed her skills as a tutor, teacher, and coach working here in South Florida, virtually throughout the U.S., and abroad with students of a variety of learning styles, backgrounds, and ages toward a variety of academic and personal goals both big and small including academic subject learning, creative writing and art development, college essays, SAT/ACT, and more.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Was trained as a Yoga Teacher in the foothills of Himalayas - Dharmasala, India - ask me about the monkeys and the monks ;)
  • Worked on a Documentary film about Hannah Senesh - a paratrooper in WW2
  • Cooked my way through Chrissy Tiegan's cookbook during the pandemic
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