Alicia Verweij is an educator committed to collaborative, engaging learning. After years as a successful business owner, her passion for learning and children led her into the field of education. As a teaching veteran, she holds a Master of Education in Educational Leadership, a B.S. in Business Management, an Alternate Route Education Certification, and an endorsement in Gifted Education. Her passion is in Gifted Education and the implementation of STEM education. Alicia’s goal is to help educators teach children to think critically, problem solve, and function in an ever-changing digital world in preparation for future careers.