Donna Allison is an educator and writer with many years of experience. She has taught persuasive, descriptive, narrative, and expository writing to students from preschool age through adults. She has had her own tutoring business for the past four years, and has utilized financial planning to manage her business, and to plan her own retirement. She has a strong interest in using education to help people to become more independent and self-sufficient, and skills in managing money are very important to this.
Donna earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Massachusetts at Boston with a major in psychology, and a minor in education. She holds a master’s degree in special needs from Lesley College in Cambridge, Mass. She subsequently earned her certification as an environmental educator in North Carolina, and enjoys empowering people to create an earth-friendly lifestyle that supports sustainability. She also likes creative writing, furniture upholstering, flower arranging, drawing, and dancing. She is an organic gardener, and also is an animal lover, having several cats. She spends a lot of time appreciating nature, and is especially fond of the beaches of Cape Cod, the mountains of Maine, and the rivers of North Carolina.