Alison Beattie received her BA in History from Smith College in 2010. While attending Smith she also studied Italian and spent her senior year abroad in Florence, Italy. Shortly after graduation, Alison moved to England and spent four years managing a regional magazine's events. An Easthampton, MA native, she returned home to the Pioneer Valley in 2014 and worked at The MacDuffie School. There she discovered her love for the classroom by participating in their Teacher Internship Program and being surrounded by inspiring colleagues and incredible students.
Other than teaching, Alison's passions and interests include spending time with her family and dogs, reading, gardening, cooking, and yoga.