School and Work Life
Her passion for education and helping others is evident in her career journey. While in college, she dedicated eight years to volunteering and coaching a youth volleyball team. This dedication to young people continued after she earned her Master's degree in Educational Leadership and began pursuing certification as a principal in the state of Texas. Throughout her seven years as a third-grade teacher, Anissa received numerous accolades, including Teacher of the Year, the School Bell Award, and recognition as a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science nominee, as well as being designated a Master Teacher in the state of Texas. Today, Anissa continues to make a difference in the lives of students as an instructional mathematics coach, a role she finds extremely fulfilling.