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Allison Gasser, Science Teacher and NILD Therapist

Allison Gasser studied Biology at the University of Mary Washington where she obtained her teaching certification for K-4thgrade before graduating. She worked seven years as a classroom teacher in Culpepper and Charlottesville, teaching kindergarten through the third grade.

After moving to the Hampton Roads area, Allison spent time teaching in Sunday school and a co-op for parents with young children. She has now lived in the Northern Virginia area for 27 years, serving as a homeschool teacher, substitute teacher, a National Institute of Learning Development (NILD) Educational Therapist, and Dyslexia Specialist.

Allison began training for the National Institute of Learning Development (NILD) Educational Therapist in 2005. She worked at Success in Mind in Leesburg from 2006 – 2013 as an NILD educational therapist and co-taught a biology class for a group of homeschooled students. In 2013 she opened her own business, Cognitive Learning Aid and Development (CLAD LLC), where she continued working as an NILD therapist with students from kindergarten through college.

Possessing a love for learning, Allison has received 24 graduate credits from the University of Virginia and Regent University. She attends the Ladies’ Bible Study at Shepherd Gate Church, and she and her husband attend Cornerstone Chapel in Leesburg.

We know Mrs. Gasser will be a true blessing to the families of SCS and that her educational expertise will enrich and promote our students’ love for learning in science and other subjects!

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