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Alexandra Claeys

Director Community Leadership

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About Alexandra

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Originally from Seattle, WA, Alex served an Eye to Eye Chapter Leader at Gonzaga University. After graduating from Gonzaga with a BS in Sociology, Alex joined the University of Portland’s Pacific Alliance for Catholic Education (PACE) and taught third grade in Salt Lake City for two years while working towards a Masters of Arts in Teaching, before joining Eye to Eye. Alex is a self-proclaimed foodie who loves to hike, ski, travel, and spend time with her friends and family.

Favorite Quote

We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already."

—J.K. Rowling

Why this Work is Important To Me

As a student, I often struggled in school and felt very alone. Eye to Eye helped me find others who have shared similar experiences, and I became proud to embrace my own unique learning difference. I hope to help students realize that they have a community within Eye to Eye and can be proud of their learning style.

Favorite Part of My Job

Getting to know people from all over the country and learning about each person’s unique educational journey.

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