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134 Woodcliff Ave.
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677

Tel: (201) 930-5600 ext. 


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My name is Alyssa Merritt and I graduated from Rowan University in 2008, with a B.A in Health and Exercise Science with a specialization in K-12 Teaching Certification.  In 2011 I graduated from The College of New Jersey with a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction.  In 2015 I graduated from Montclair University with a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership.  I am also certified to instruct American Red Cross First Aid, CPR, Bloodbourne Pathogens, and AED training sessions. 

I decided to become a teacher because I had so many positive experiences through out my schooling, and I wanted to be able to do the same for other students.  I chose Health and Physical Education because I have been involved in athletics all of my life, and I realized how important it is to lead a healthy and active lifestyle.  Most importantly,  I wanted to share that message with students, so they could have the tools necessary to live a healthy and active lifestyle. 

When I am not teaching, I have a variety of other interests.  I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, participating in outdoor activities, and being physically active.