Alison O'Connor

Director of Curriculum and Educational Content


Dedicated to creating a positive and safe learning environment for all, Alison graduated with her Bachelors of Arts in elementary education with a minor in moderate-to-severe learning disabilities from Endicott College. She taught both elementary and middle school, in inclusive classrooms, for three years before shifting her career into higher education, specializing in curriculum development and instructional design. Alison has spent the past six years working alongside subject matter experts at Boston University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School, curating effective and engaging learning experiences for both in-person and online education. As Director of Curriculum and Educational Content of Mindup, Alison brings her expertise in designing and evaluating professional development programs, along with her first love of elementary education, to support educators nationwide towards building more inclusive classroom environments.