Alexa Stefan has been in education for over 17 years and is a dedicated educator with a passion for teaching and a commitment to the field. Alexa’s educational journey began at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., where she obtained a B.A. in Elementary Education and a Minor in Religious Studies. Alexa also holds a PA Certification (Level II) in English for grades 7-12. She furthered her academic pursuits at Cabrini University, earning an M.Ed., specializing in differentiated instruction. Currently, Alexa is pursuing a Doctorate in Educational Leadership with a concentration in curriculum and instruction from Cabrini University.
With a focus on middle school education, Alexa has experience delivering effective classroom practices from research about middle-level learners’ social, emotional, and physical development. Early in her career, Alexa taught 7th-grade English language Arts, Science, and Math in the Norristown and Souderton Area School Districts, where she developed an effective Middle School Reading Curriculum. Alexa has taught 6th grade English Language Arts and Religion at St. Katharine of Siena School in Wayne for the past eight years. Known for instilling a love of reading in her students, Alexa has taught and organized the DCIU Reading Olympics program, Literature Circles, and Books Clubs throughout the years. In addition to her role as a classroom teacher, Alexa is an adjunct professor at Cabrini University’s graduate program. She instructs courses focusing on the teaching of reading and writing.
Alexa resides in Gladwyne with her husband and their four children. When she is not in the classroom, she can be found reading various novels, cooking, or spending time in Sea Isle City enjoying the Jersey shore – her hometown.