Alex has been a DC resident since 2007 and has been with BASIS DC since 2014. He fell in love with teaching while working on his undergraduate Psychology degree as a therapist for profoundly autistic children in the DC area. Originally from California, he has taught middle school and AP Physics, acted as a high school dean, Director of Student Interventions, Director of Student Affairs, and as a Director of Academic Programs before taking on the role of Head of School.