Alise is originally from Kohler, Wisconsin. She has a B.A. in Physical Education with a concentration in Adaptive Physical Education from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and a M.A. in Special Education from the University of Northern Colorado. Alise has worked for Denver Public Schools since she moved to Colorado in 2007 and she has been teaching at Westerly Creek since August 2012. She enjoys traveling, laughing, and spending time with her friends and her family--Dan (husband), Stella and Ada (daughters), and Daisy (dog).