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Blue Ridge Elementary Assistant Principal Named for 2020-2021 School Year


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Mrs. Cristen Allen has been named as the Assistant Principal of Blue Ridge Elementary School for the 2020-2021 school year. 


Mrs. Allen has 11 years of experience as an educator. Prior to being named Principal, Mrs. Allen served as a Math/Science Instructional Coach for Allen ISD at Rountree Elementary School. Before becoming an instructional coach, Mrs. Allen taught Math and Science for 9 years and also served in multiple leadership roles within the Special Education Department. Mrs. Allen holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX and a Master's degree in Education Administration from Lamar University in Beaumont, TX. 


In addition to coaching and growing others, Mrs. Allen has been married for 19 years to her husband Shad. They are blessed with three wonderful children, including two sons Carter and Camden, and daughter Caylen. She enjoys reading and spending time with family. 


"I love learning and researching new and innovative ways to help students reach their individual success. I am looking forward to getting to know all of my new coworkers, students, and families in Blue Ridge. The 2020-2021 school year will be great!" 

-Cristen Allen