Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. in Biology with a minor in mathematics from Portland State University
Alf holds his B.S. in Biology with a minor in mathematics from Portland State University. Before working for Virtual Scholars, he mentored volunteers and taught sixth graders as an Outdoor School Field Instructor. His philosophy of education is that students are more motivated to take ownership of their learning when they understand the reasons why they are learning, and how their efforts today affect their future well being. Outside of work, Alf is a world-traveler, dances blues-fusion, and Brazilian zouk, attends Concordia University's Masters of Art in Teaching program, and is currently learning Spanish.