CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — This Teacher to Know specializes in emphasizing the Golden Rule on a daily basis to her students and the community.
Alyssa Anderson teaches special education at Centennial High School. She also teaches life lessons.
She’s very passionate about what she does. She says some days are a struggle, but in the end it’s rewarding.
Anderson has been teaching for five years. She works one-on-one with students. Just one skill she teaches them is how to write an email. It’s something they’ll be able to use outside the classroom.
She wants her students to be the best they can be. Someone very close to her inspired her to take the path she did.
Anderson also takes her students into the community, visiting places like grocery stores to give them real life scenarios.