Colleen Alles currently teaches and mentors students in mainly Science Courses at Fusion Academy Oak Brook.
Colleen has a Bachelor’s Degree of science with a concentration in Biology and teacher’s certification from Eastern Illinois University. She also has her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Concordia University in River Forest.
Colleen has taught Biology and Earth Science for 12 years at two of Chicago’s major suburban High Schools. She was also the Department Chair of a Science department for 2 years.
Colleen loves to spend time with her family in her free time. That can include family “field trips”, playing board or card games, baking, or just hanging out. In the rare event that she finds some spare time to herself she enjoys working on logic puzzles and reading. She has recently gotten into air frying and enjoys trying to air fry new food items including homemade cheese sticks, bacon rosettes, and homemade chicken nuggets. She shares, “For the record air fried bacon wrapped dates are delicious!”