Alexandra received her Master’s Degree from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education and her Bachelor of Arts in Education and Psychology from Vassar College in New York. Her early career spanned all levels of traditional education from pre-school, elementary, and high school through adult education. She has worked in educational publishing with leading companies including Scholastic, Houghton Mifflin, and Nelson Publishing, in both Canada and the United States, where she was involved in educational resource research, editing, marketing and teacher training.
For over a decade now, Alexandra has delivered programs based on the principles of neuroscience to students with learning difficulties. As Director of multiple Arrowsmith programs in Canada and the United States, she has helped hundreds of students leverage the latest cognitive training techniques to reduce the impact of their learning difficulties or even resolve them completely. Resolved difficulties include students’ abilities to process, read, write, pay attention, listen, read social cues, plan and reason.