Mrs. Allen has been employed by the Walton County School District since 2009. She earned her bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Florida State University, a master's degree in Counseling and Psychology from Troy Univeristy , and a master's degree in Educational Leadership from American College of Education. Over the last 13 years, Mrs. Allen has taught third, fourth, and fifth grade at West DeFuniak Elementary. She has also served as the Title 1 Contact, School Improvement Chair, Kiwana's K-Kid's Advisor, School Advisory Council Chair, and in many other roles. 

Mrs. Allen is known for her enthusiam and positive attitude. She is always doing what she can do to assist students, faculty, parents, and community members. Mrs. Allen is innovative and always looking for new ways to support WDE! She is excited to continue her journey in this new role!