Malisa is a Tucson native who joined the AZ Earn to Learn team in August 2015. She received a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Secondary Education from the University of Arizona and a Master’s degree in Education: Curriculum and Technology from Grand Canyon University. Prior to joining AZ Earn to Learn, she taught High School Mathematics in Tucson for over ten years. Along with teaching she is also the Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach for a local high school. She is an avid distance runner and and enjoys hiking the trails of Tucson. If she is not working or coaching, she is spending time with her family outdoors or nestled on the couch watching the next best series on Netflix with a pint of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream.