Reisha started her career at the University at Albany in November 2006 in the Office of General Studies and Summer Sessions as the Academic Advisor for all non-degree undergraduate students. Reisha joined the Department of Literacy Teaching and Learning (Reading Department at the time) in September 2011. Reisha joined the department as Assistant to the Chair, a position that was new at that time. After years of increasing responsibilities, she is now the Manager of Academics and Operations for the department. She supports the operational function of the department, while assisting students, faculty, other offices in the School of Education, and offices across the campus.
Reisha received her MS degree in Educational Administration with a concentration in Higher Education from the University at Albany in 2006. She received her BS in Management from Clarkson University in 1989 and a Provisional NYS Certification in Business from Siena College in 1993. She previously taught and was the Division Chair for ten years at a 2-year private college before joining the University at Albany.