Alyssa Spillane

Master Teacher



This year, Alyssa graduated from Teachers College, Columbia University with her Masters in English Education, leading to a New York State English Language Arts teaching certification for grades 7-12. In 2018, she graduated from the University of Connecticut with her Masters in English. She received her BA in English and minored in history at Bridgewater State University in 2015.


Before coming to Fusion, Alyssa taught two years at UConn for the First-Year Writing Program. During this time, she designed classes that combined reading, writing, and research skills using apocalyptic texts as her theme.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Hiking
  • Cooking
  • Spending time with her family and her two cats named Snorri and Freyja