Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Alana Watson

My name is Alana Watson, and I am one of the lead pre-k special needs teachers and co-chair of our special education department.

Here is a little background info.   I attended Auburn University and have an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Special Education and Master’s degrees in Collaborative Education (with a concentration in Autism and Behavior Disorders) and Early Childhood Special Education. I have been teaching since 2004 across 2 districts, and I have been blessed to be a part of ESSES since 2011.  I live in Salem and have 3 children, Gabriel, Evelyn, and AnnaLee. I am currently back in graduate school, working on my Ed.S. in Collaborative Education.