Allison has been an elementary educator for 30 years. She has taught 3rd and 5th grade and is now supervising Elementary Mentoring in Davis. Allison is the 2014 Utah Teacher of the Year and Davis District’s 2014 Teacher of the Year. Allison is a recipient of the 2013 Davis CARE Award and the 2015 Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence. Allison is passionate about teacher leadership and shares her voice speaking to educators in Utah, consulting with schools across the country, and writing for Education Post's Teacher Leader blog team. Allison received her MEd from Weber State University in 2018 after completing her research on mentoring and teacher leadership.