Alyssa Landy is an Educational Consultant for Teaching Matters who focuses on K-5 literacy. She works with teachers to enhance their instructional practices, supports leadership in schools with analysis and decision-making, and creates and facilitates professional learning experiences for teachers. Before Alyssa joined Teaching Matters, she was a 4th and 5th-grade teacher at Title 1 public International Baccalaureate school for many years in the Bay Area, then an Instructional Reform Facilitator at the second highest need school in San Francisco, before moving to NYC five years ago. Since she arrived in NYC, she has worked as an Instructional Coach at a charter in the South Bronx, taught 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades at a private Montessori school in Brooklyn, and worked as an Educational Consultant for a K-12 curriculum and digital learning solutions company. Alyssa has spent most of her career working with multi-lingual learners and students in low-income schools. She firmly believes in the importance of all students having an equitable educational experience built on rigor and joy, regardless of where they live. Alyssa has coached many new and seasoned teachers in all content areas, on the importance of personalized learning for students, on making data-informed decisions, and with their classroom management.
Alyssa has a Master of Arts degree from San Francisco State University and a BA in Sociology from UMASS Boston. She also holds a Multiple Subject K-8 Teaching Credential from the State of California. As a lifelong educator, she is dedicated to making a powerful and positive impact on the lives of those she works with. When not working, Alyssa loves world travel, yoga, spin classes, spending time with loved ones, and experiencing New York City’s theaters, museums, and restaurants.