Hanna grew up in Warren, RI where she graduated from Mt. Hope High School and went on to graduate from Springfield College. After graduating, Hanna went on to work at the Bradley School as a behavior specialist, then moved on to work at the Oak Bluffs School on Martha's Vineyard. Hanna joined the Alma crew in 2016 as a second grade fellow. In 2017, Hanna became the 3-5 math specialist. Hanna is currently pursuing her Masters in Special Education at Lesley University.