Annalise Bocko (she/her), an advocate for inclusive community spaces, is dedicated to creating environments where children and families of diverse ages and backgrounds can learn and grow safely. With a strong passion for catering to the needs of all students, especially those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, Annalise recently completed her Masters in Teaching English as a Second Language (K-12). Her academic journey included a unique opportunity to research in Germany, exploring the techniques German schools employ for students who immigrated there. Outside her professional life, Annalise enjoys competitive ultimate frisbee, proudly playing for one of the top 10 women’s teams in the country.