Alan graduated from Neumann University with a degree in Communication Arts in 2005. After pursuing a career in film and television for five years, he decided to transition to the field of teaching. Alan has worked in a variety of settings teaching students with disAbilities. He has a passion for helping them find meaningful employment and/or volunteering as adults. He was a special educator for seven years at a private school and has also served as a direct support professional for an FRA attendee.