Alisha Bridges

864-612-7144 104 Willow Valley Way, Simpsonville, SC 29680


My background as a teacher with 19 years of classroom experience infuses my instructional design with a proficiency for engaging learners. Beyond elementary education, my expertise extends to mentoring adult learners, delivering school-wide and district-wide training to teachers, and presenting at multiple conferences. My distinctive skill set blends creativity and innovation in design with a proven ability to develop actionable and measurable learning objectives. 


Concordia University Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction Portland, Oregon
Converse College Bachelor of Arts in Education Spartanburg, South Carolina


Articulate 360, Articulate Rise Articulate Storyline, Canva, Vyond,, Pedagogical experience, Instructional content creation, Standards-based learning, Presentations, Skill development of peers, Experience with multiple LMS formats


2023 – Present AWB Design Simpsonville, SC

Instructional Designer

Using the ADDIE design framework, Articulate Rise, Articulate Storyline,, and other authoring tools: designed and implemented e-learning courses, digital training, and  instructional materials for contract.

2021 – Present Welcome Elementary School Greenville, SC

First Grade Teacher

Taught, monitored student growth, and managed needs-based guided reading groups to address student learning gaps. Proficient in       

designing learning activities, both online and in person, to address personalized student learning goals and desired achievement.

2015 – 2021 Jesse Bobo Elementary Spartanburg, SC

LEGO Lab Instructor/LEGO Lead Teacher

Designed and implemented a year-long related arts curriculum for grades K-5 which utilized LEGO and LEGO robotics to teach engineering and design practices, focusing on the integration of Science and Technology into real world scenarios.

Spearheaded school-wide efforts to partner with LEGO Education to earn a LEGO Model School national distinction. Developed learning experiences with teachers across all grade levels to address content standards using LEGO Solutions.

2011 – 2015 Spartanburg School District Six Spartanburg SC

District Technology Trainer

Designed and implemented monthly learning modules to train and familiarize teachers across the district with advancements in educational technology. Specifically, training was conducted for monthly cohorts focusing on ActivStudio software and Promethean Board hardware as this technology initiative was rolled out district-wide.

2005 – 2014 Jesse S. Bobo Elementary Spartanburg SC

First Grade Teacher

Utilized classroom management, time management, and data-driven instruction practices, and engaging instructional practices to address learning needs of all students.


April '19 podcast feature, “Purposeful Play with LEGO”

July '18 “US LEGO Education Master Educator” recognition, Chicago, IL

March '18 Spartanburg School District 1 professional development, “LEGO Learning is Cross-Curricular”

June '17 SC Midlands Summit 2017, “LEGO: Building Strong Understanding”

June ‘16, '17 USC Upstate Graduate Education Course: Summer Session, “LEGO Learning / S.T.E.A.M”

October '16 Spartanburg Writing Project: Fall Renewal Conference, “It's Time for Something Different”

October '15 Spartanburg Writing Project: Fall Renewal Conference, “LEGO Leads: Kids Follow”

June '15 FMU Center of Excellence: Educating Children of Poverty, “Learning Through Play the LEGO Way”

June '15 23rd Annual Model Schools Conference, Atlanta, GA, “LEGO Learning at Jesse Bobo Elementary”

January '15 feature, “A Look at MoreToMath from LEGO”

October '14 EdTech, Greenville, SC, “Using LEGO StoryStarter in Your Classroom”

October '14 Spartanburg Writing Project: Fall Renewal Conference, “LEGO StoryStarter for Literacy”