10th Grade English
Alex Rouse grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana and graduated from Purdue University with a degree in English Education. Before graduating, Alex rode a bicycle from Providence, Rhode Island to Seattle, Washington to raise money and awareness for affordable housing with an organization called Bike & Build. After college, Alex moved out to the West Coast to serve two years of AmeriCorps with an education non-profit called City Year in the Bay Area. Alex began a teaching career with the San Jose Unified School District and taught English Language Arts for two years before moving onward and upward to Seattle and Summit Sierra!