Alexa Effron joined the Brilla team as a third grade teacher in 2019. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where she received a bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies and Consumer Psychology. While at Penn, Ms. Effron found a passion for teaching while interning in West Philadelphia inner city schools. After graduating in May of 2019, Ms. Effron joined Teach for America New York. She is currently studying to get a dual degree in general education and special education at Relay Graduate School. In her free time, Ms. Effron enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, hiking, and traveling.
“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.”