Allison West began working with the DSP Team in July of 2019. She has enjoyed collaborating with students, faculty, and staff in both the proctoring and captioning units and is currently the Alternative Media Supervisor. Allison started her career as a classroom teacher where she developed a passion for finding innovative ways to help students access curriculum. Prior to joining UC Berkeley, she worked in disability services at City College of San Francisco coordinating alternative media and testing accommodations. Allison received a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics-Economics from UCLA and a master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from SJSU. When not at work, Allison enjoys practicing yoga, gardening, taking her dogs to the beach, and listening to music.