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Molly Allen

Assistant Regional Superintendent
Phone Number:
(309) 888-5120
Email Address:
allenm@roe17.org

Molly is a native of Central Illinois. Molly earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Mary’s College. In conjunction with Americorps and the University of Notre Dame, Molly taught high school English and Religion in Memphis, TN as part of the ACE program. After earning her Masters of Education degree from the University of Notre Dame, she returned to Central IL and taught high school Language Arts at Dunlap High School. She then became a Redbird and earned her Masters of Educational Administration at Illinois State University. Molly then became an assistant principal at Dunlap Valley Middle School. In 2012, Molly became an elementary principal in the Fieldcrest School District and moved to Normal, IL. Molly joined the Regional Office of Education #17 in 2018 to work on the TEAM Lead Federal grant to improve principal instructional leadership. Molly has continued her education at Illinois State University and is currently working on her Doctorate in Educational Administration. Molly and her husband, Jim, reside in Lexington, IL and have 3 children.

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