Aleza Tuohy is a counselor and academic tutor who specializes in working with children of all ages with academic, social, and emotional  needs, in Boulder County.

My goal for my clients is for them to be:   confident in who they are, knowledgeable in how they learn, able to accommodate learning situations to their learning style,  skills to advocate for themselves in the classroom to be productive, successful learners.


  • Colorado Licensed Elementary Teacher
  • Colorado Endorsement for Special Education: Teaching the Gifted


  • University of Northern Colorado: M.A., Special Education:  Teaching the Gifted, Talented and Creative.
  • University of Colorado Boulder: B.S., Elementary Education, minor: Psychology
  • Colorado Academy of Educators of Excellence for the Gifted, Talented and Creative: Nominated and joined as lifelong member


  • Adams County District 12, Cherry Creek and Littleton Public Schools: Classroom teacher K-6, School Wide Facilitator for the Gifted, Talented and Creative, K-10; and counselor for social/emotional development K-college and their families.
  • College educator:Classes taught: Psychology; Creativity; Teaching, identifying, and counseling the gifted, learning disabled/gifted, and families; the Art of Risk taking.
  • Active Imaginings: A company I created predicated on using the performing arts to increase learning of life skills, academics, personal development.