Alexa Frisbie has a Masters Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Virginia. Before founding Workshop Education in 2009, Alexa trained teachers, and created award winning curriculum for NASA and UC Berkeley, among others. Alexa taught first through fifth grades at private and public schools in San Francisco. She has won awards for leadership in education, and published articles on exemplary practices in education.
Alexa creates curriculum for the enrichment classes, and designs professional development for the team to provide the most meaningful learning experiences possible.
Director of Workshop
Susie Cresci has her teaching credential with a Cross-cultural, Language, and Academic Development emphasis. She taught elementary students at Immaculate Heart of Mary, Oak Knoll Elementary School and Serendipity. Susie is tri-lingual in Spanish, Portuguese and English. Susie started working in Human Resources at the Ritz Carlton in Half Moon Bay when it first opened. Susie became part of the team that hired and trained over four hundred employees in this new five-star caliber hotel. Susie also has experience working in a home health care agency where she managed, coordinated, and staffed client cases. Susie was the first person hired to teach at Workshop in Fall of 2009, and has served as site director at North, West, and Farallone View.
Susie is in charge of all day to day management, and recruiting talented teachers and site directors, among other responsibilities, in her position as Director of Workshop.
Director of Technology
Nancy is also our technology problem solver, visiting sites after classes to assist teachers to use technology most effectively, so they can better focus on teaching goals. Nancy understands the needs of teachers, as Nancy also serves as co-site director to our Woodside students. She has a natural creativity and loves doing creative projects with kids. She hopes to inspire kids to harness their creativity and imagination, not only to make art, but to become problem solvers.