Chalise attended Southern Connecticut University and received a bachelor’s degree in computer science before moving on to Fairfield University, where she earned a master’s in software engineering. Passionate about working with the web, Chalise built her career as a developer. After gaining experience in the industry, she became familiar with Newsela’s reputation. Her skill set and commitment to continuous improvement have made her a perfect fit for the team.
Chalise usually arrives in the office around 9 AM, looks over upcoming initiatives, and then checks in with other developers on her team. She spends time cranking on new feature creation and discussing existing application upkeep, as well as researching new technologies to continue creating industry-leading code for the company.