Ed.D. University of Idaho, Educational Leadership
M.Ed. Western Washington University, School Administration
BAE Western Washington University English, Elementary Education
Professor Allen's research interests are in teacher preparation, mentoring teachers along the professional development continuum and elementary mathematics education.
She teachers Children’s Literature, Methods of Teaching Mathematics, Methods of Teaching Reading and Mathematics and Methods of Teaching Science and Social Studies. She also supervises teacher candidates during the clinical capstone experience. Areas of research interest include the continuum of professional development for teachers, including effective teacher preparation and effective practices in mentoring and induction as well as mathematics education.