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Alyssa Ciarrocchi currently lives in Hammonton, NJ with her husband and dog, Augee. She currently works as a Registered Behavior Technician with Brett DiNovi and Associates. She has been in the education field over the last ten years. She has had a variety of positions from having been a high school inclusion and resource teacher, a high school Multiply Disabled teacher, a behavioral room teacher, and a Learning Consultant. Alyssa Ciarrocchi believes that every position within her career has helped her to reach her goal of eventually becoming a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst, BCBA. As a Registered Behavior Technician, Alyssa currently works within school districts and homes with children who struggle academically and behaviorally. She is studying to take her boards and become a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst, which is ultimately her dream job. …

There has been a lot of talk about what going back to school will look like amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Given this unprecedented situation, it’s difficult to know which of the proposed solutions will be best. Despite the uncertainty around it all, schools in the American education system are doing everything they can to prepare for the upcoming school year.

No one knows this better than Alyssa Ciarrocchi, an educator from Hammonton, New Jersey. She provides her insight into the different steps the education system is taking to start back up.

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Health and Safety Measures

As with anything reopening amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, new health and safety measures must be implemented across the education system. All schools must ensure they have access to an adequate number of quality cleaning supplies. At many schools, high touch surfaces are to be disinfected twice daily. Such surfaces include door handles, light switches, eating areas such as cafeterias, bathroom fixtures, computer keyboards, and sports equipment. In addition, hand sanitizer stations are being placed all around schools. Some schools are even going so far as to have hand sanitizer available in every single classroom. …


Alyssa Ciarrocchi

Registered Behavior Technician from Hammonton, New Jersey |

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