My name is Rebecca Allen. I was born and raised in the Sheldon community and attended Royalwood Elementary, Sheldon Intermediate School, CE King Junior High School and CE King High School. I graduated from CE King High School in 1995 and pursued a Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies through the Department of Urban Education at the University of Houston-Downtown where I graduated in 1998. I went on to complete a Master's of Arts degree in Teaching with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction from the same institution in 2005 and received my Principal's certification through the University of Houston-Clearlake in 2019.
I began teaching 3rd grade in 1998 at Monahan Elementary School. I went on to teach and lead throughout the North Channel community at various schools including Cloverleaf Elementary, Tice Elementary and Sheldon Elementary. In 2012 I began teaching at KIPP Voyage Academy for Girls where I went on to eventually became an Assistant Principal. In 2019 I transitioned back to traditional public schools as a Math Intervention Teacher at the school I originally began working at in 1998. I currently provide math intervention for 4th and 5th grade students who are working to achieve grade level proficiency in math.