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Chatham University

MFA Alumni

Alecia Beymer

Alecia Beymer

Class of 2012

Alecia became passionate about teaching while participating in the Words Without Walls program. She has been a Secondary English and Creative Writing teacher for almost four years. In that time, she has taught in alternative, public and private schools in North Carolina and Michigan. She was accepted into the Curriculum, Instruction and Teacher Education Ph.D. program at Michigan State University where she specializes in using poetry to improve literacy in urban environments at the secondary level.