MS, vice principal and testing coordinator in the Hawaii public school system. Alison earned her BS in Business Administration from Sonoma State University. After working a high-tech start-up company in Silicon Valley and being responsible for designing policy and procedure and training staff, she shifted her interest to the field of education. She returned to school and earned her MA in Education at the University of Phoenix. Subsequently she earned a MS in Counseling from Capella University. She has been teaching for UCLA Extension since 2016. Duirng her free time she enjoys spending days at the beach or hiking around the island of Maui with her family.