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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in Community Communications and Leadership Development (University of Kentucky) Masters of Education in Teaching: Learning & Leading at (Lipscomb University) Educational Specialist (The University of the Cumberlands)

Lamar Allen

Allen, who had 12 years of experience as an educator when he became our program director, has taught grades 2 through 4 and served in leadership capacities that impact kindergarten through fifth grade. He has also served as School-Based Decision Making chair, grade-level lead, resource teacher, STEM teacher, STEAM teacher, multi-classroom leader, judgment board chair, academic dean, culturally responsive teaching trainer and PGES coach. Allen has worked within several teaching frameworks, ranging from Paideia to Museum Schools. He has a deep belief that all students should receive a rigorous and student-focused education that changes their communities for the better. 

Allen earned his Bachelor of Science in Community Communications and Leadership Development from the University of Kentucky. He received a Masters of Education in Teaching: Learning & Leading at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee; and he completed his Educational Specialist Degree at the University of the Cumberlands.