Alyson started teaching in 1992, after having spending a year in New York as a nanny before completing her B.Ed hons degree. She has taught in Sheffield, Rotherham, Salford, Cumbria and Lancashire. Having started in primary schools, to date Alyson has taught in secondary, college, special schools, residential schools, universities and even a male prison. Alyson has written articles for Tes, has been cited in special needs books and has worked on projects for the Department for Children, Schools and Families and the National Professional Qualification for Headship. A career highlight for her was delivering a 2-day maths and English course at Cambridge University.
Alyson loves teaching and learning and really enjoys seeing trainee teachers developing and shaping future generations.