Alyssa Spillane

Department Head



Alyssa graduated from the University of Connecticut with her Masters in English in 2018. She is currently earning her Masters in English Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and will be certified to teach grades 7-12 by August 2022.


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