A’Leah Wilson was born, raised, and educated in Greenville County where her son is now following in her footsteps. She graduated from Greenville Technical College with a degree in Human Services, and from Limestone College where she majored in Social Work. A’Leah is passionate about education and helping children build a solid foundation of social skills. She is excited about the opportunity to work with the Communities In Schools team as a student support specialist again this year where she will be able to give back to the community of schools that made her who she is today. The prior ten years of her career were spent working for the Department of Social Services, private fostering and adoption agencies, group homes and mental health facilities. A’Leah’s passion is to reach children and families where they are, and help them elevate to the next level. In her free time, A’Leah enjoys reading, baking, and spending time with her family.