Janet S. Allen is an English teacher and chair of the English Department at Presque Isle High School, a 1991 National School of Excellence. Her dedication to the restructuring of course offerings for at-risk students led her to plan and direct the Maine Aspirations Compact Summer Enrichment Program, which allowed 20 students to spend a summer living, working and studying together to increase their personal, academic and vocational aspirations. Ms. Allen has served as an educational consultant in Education Department's Assessment Division, and is currently on the Maine State Educational Assessment Advisory Committee for reading, writing and humanities. A member of the Maine, New England and National Council or Reading and English, she also writes for professional publications.
1983 University of Maine, M.A.