Alana O’Kert has been swimming for years and has extensive experience in working in early childhood education, and she has worked with children of all ages who are on the autism spectrum. As a Certified Health Aide, she serviced patients with mental and physical disabilities especially those on the autism spectrum. She has worked as a special needs nanny for over 5 years. As a nanny, she provided a safe and explorative environment for children to thrive in many environments. Her work as a special needs nanny has brought a new light and passion in her life. She has always been a lover of water and swimming since a young child. It is her dream to be able to combine these two parts of her life that benefit the community in so many ways! Alana has an AA degree in Early Childhood Learning, she is a certified home care aid, and she has taken courses in Psychology, Spanish, ASL, computer applications, food and fitness, and she is certified in CPR and First AID.