ALYSSA SCHOENLEBER | PATTERSON PARK
May 30, 2018
Alyssa enjoys the passion, potential, and purpose of the neighbors and students that she encounters in Baltimore City.
She and her pups live in Patterson Park.
Email Alyssa: alyssa[dot]schoenleber[at]gmail[dot]com
How interesting!: Alyssa has a bucket list item of visiting all 50 states!
What brought you to Baltimore?
I moved to Baltimore in 2008 when I was accepted into The Baltimore City Teaching Residency (BCTR). Upon completing BCTR, I began work in City Schools as a general education teacher. I currently reside in the Patterson Park neighborhood with my pups.
What's your connection to Baltimore?
I enjoy spending time in the park with my friends and pups, whether it be for sports, picnics or the Summer Concert Series. Baltimore has become my home and I love every bit this city has to offer! I’m a board member for the Patterson Park Neighborhood Association (PPNA), and I’m excited for the great things coming to our neighborhood. I hope to continue to help our space become a cleaner, greener, more vibrant neighborhood!
What do you like about Baltimore?
Baltimore’s diversity is probably my favorite thing about this city. I teach in the city and couldn’t imagine myself serving youth anywhere else. I wish people could see the Baltimore I see—the diversity, the passion, and the drive of my neighbors, the neighborhoods with potential, and the population of youth that have the capability of changing the world. I also love the access to green space and the water. Though I couldn’t go without mentioning the amazing restaurants, fun bars, and neat breweries Baltimore has!
New Baltimoreans should definitely check out:
Friends of Patterson Park: They’re an amazing neighborhood organization. The events they put together are community-driven and benefit a diverse group of neighbors.