Director of Student Development
BA English, Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
Allison attended UC Santa Barbara when she studied music and completed a degree in English. She partnered with a couple of UCSB's peer education groups and discovered her interest in education. This led her to return to school to get her teaching credential at Patten University.
Allison taught K-8 for 10 years at public charter schools and other private institutions. While parenting her 3 kids, Allison has been very active on the parent side of education. For over 10 years, she had worked with principals, directors, and superintendents, serving on numerous school boards and education groups as a parent representative.
Fun Facts and Hobbies
- She is a 4-H leader supporting her kids' interest in raising show rabbits and angora goats. She knits many hats and scarves with the wool and mohair they produce.
- She and her horse, Rio, like to compete in various challenges and have won many ribbons together.