Alicia was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, but grew up in Upstate New York. Most of her education was received through Adventist institutions. She attributes her passion for teaching and commitment to Adventist Education to the difference it has made in her life. Alicia has been teaching in Adventist education for almost 16 years, most of which have been in one-room schools. She has always had a passion for and commitment to children and truly believes Psalm 127:3, “Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him.”
Alicia is married to Chad Biek and has four wonderful children, Taylor, Briana, Kallysta and Joshua. Her family enjoys traveling, camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities with their dog, Jake. Alicia currently resides in Wilton, New York.