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Susan Allen Bio
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Susan L. Allen

Associate Department Head for Educator Preparation

Office: Old Main, Room 413
Email: slallen@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2613

Professional Profile

Allen joined the Department of Education as director of the Panhandle Alternative Certification for Educators program in 2000 following a fourteen-year career as public school educator and administrator. She received a B.S. from West Texas State University in 1977 and a M.Ed. in educational leadership from West Texas A&M University in 1997.

Teaching and Related Service

Allen teaches Secondary Classroom Management and Discipline.

Allen serves on the Texas Education Agency Division of Educator Standards Educator Preparation Advisory Committee.

Research and Creative Activity

Allen has been involved in two U.S. Department of Education Transition to Teaching grants in cooperation with other TAMU system alternative certification programs. These grants target placement of teachers in high-need schools teaching high-need areas such as math, science, foreign language and bilingual education.