Ms. Alves teaches K1 Inclusion at Young Achievers K-8 Science and Math Pilot School in Mattapan, MA, where she is also the K0-K1 Team Leader, K0-K1 Instructional Leadership Team representative, Lighthouse (Social Emotional & School Culture) Team member, Technology team member and an after-school teacher. Outside of Young Achievers, Ms. Alves is also a member of the Boston Network of Black Student Achievement (BNBSA), BNBSA SpEd Committee member, educator on the The Teacher Collaborative Educator Council and has worked on several Social Emotional Learning projects with the Boston Public Schools Office of Social Emotional Learning. Ms. Alves is a current 2018-2019 Teach Plus Commonwealth Policy Fellow in her fifth year of teaching, and comes from a family of teachers, principals and education change agents. Ms. Alves graduated from Atlantic Union College with a BA in Pre-Med Biology, Chemistry minor and received her MEd in Education from Northeastern University.