Alyssa Nucaro ’11, a teacher at Wooddale Middle School, is one of five individuals being recognized as a 2019 Educator of Excellence. Presented by the nonprofit organization New Memphis, the awards celebrate transformational leaders working in local schools.
Originally from Valhalla, NY, Nucaro earned a bachelor of science degree in neuroscience. She played basketball and field hockey while at Rhodes, and she served as a tutor at nearby Snowden School—an experience that changed the course of her career.
Nucaro’s teaching journey recently was featured in The Daily Memphian.