Aleeza has a wide breadth of experience teaching and developing science curricula for secondary and college courses, for both formal and nonformal education providers and settings. She manages the technical development for content and resources, including overseeing accessibility compliance and testing.
Aleeza earned her master’s degree in teaching from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where she was part of a cohort of professional scientists trained in classroom pedagogy. Before her career in education, Aleeza conducted research on volcanics and ran the GeoChem lab at Rutgers University. For nine years, Aleeza was a field geologist specializing in environmental remediation in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic. She also created and managed an innovative multifaceted sustainability program for a large nonprofit in Baltimore.