Alison Linklater graduated with a B.A. in Sociology from UCSB in 2003 and obtained her California Teaching Credentials from CLU where she was Student Teacher of the Year. She began her teaching career in Moorpark Unified and has taught grades 1st, 2nd and 4th. She currently lives in Moorpark with her husband Scott and sons Noah & Zachary. When Alison isn’t in the classroom, she enjoys hiking, biking, attempting to play golf, going to the beach, reading and spending time with her family and friends. Alison is excited to have another wonderful year with her 2nd graders here at MATES.