Meet Alise Cayen
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Meet Alise

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Alise Cayen is an award-winning English teacher and dance teacher, curriculum specialist, and Career Pathway Coordinator at Reseda High School in Southern California. This multi-faceted, multi-talented woman is also a former model, pageant queen, and a former professional cheerleader for the Los Angeles and Oakland Raiders. In addition to teaching, Alise is an established television producer, writer, and published children’s book author.  Her first book, Patty Pom-Poms was released in 2009.

When she is not teaching or writing, you’ll find Alise advocating for career pathway programs, performing arts programs, people with special needs, and under-privileged youth.

Alise is a multi-tasking dynamo and consummate optimist who loves  learning, laughter, and touching lives.