ABOUT THE TEACHER
6th through 8th Grade Teacher
Alyssa Tessmer has finished her fourth out of five years at Martin Luther College. She is pursuing a double major in Elementary Education and Communication Arts and Literature. She has lived in Winthrop, MN, for almost her entire life and attended Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, the congregation where her father, Paul, serves as pastor. Her mother, Deborah, is an Early Childhood teacher at a local public school. Alyssa has an older brother and a younger sister.
In her free time, Alyssa enjoys being active in the fine arts. She has been involved in nine theater productions at MLC and loves to sing, dance, and write in her free time. Reading is another one of her favorite pastimes, as well as spending quality time with family and friends.
"I cannot wait to get to know the students, their families, as well as the congregation. I am incredibly excited to work and grow at St. John's Lutheran Church and School!"