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Leadership

Allison ADMINISTRATIVE INTERNSHIP


Gullingsrud Bridge School | Lexington Public Schools | Jan. 2016-Present
Served as PLC leader on first-grade team, facilitated grade-level data
EDUCATOR, LEADER, LEARNER
analysis in conjunction with Response to Intervention Implementation
253-797-3953 and facilitated grade-level monthly morning meetings
www.allison-gullingsrud.weebly.com Established and developed "Literacy Workshop Model" professional
allison.gullingsrud@gmail.com
development for K-5 staff, focused on improving tier 1 instructional
strategies that support balanced literacy and student achievement
Certification Co-chaired the PTA Family K-5 Literacy Night (2 night event for 200+
Principal Licensure  families)
Elementary Pre-K-6 | Expected Jun. 2018 Co-developed school wide master schedule to address block
scheduling including coordinating specialists' schedules, English
Massachusetts State Initial License Language Learners instruction, special education pull times, etc.
 Pre-K-2  |  2016 Wrote first-grade Math curriculum, "Launch the Learning", for district
wide use
National Board Certification
 Early Childhood Ages 3–7 | 2014 Created office referral system to help track student behaviors
electronically and enable administration to analyze student behavior
data
Education Coordinated K-5 Mentor Program 
Masters in Organizational Management
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FACILITATION
Educational Leadership Institute |  EDCO
Endicott College Massachusetts State
   Expected Jun. 2018 Literacy PD Facilitator to Andover Public Schools and Winchester
Masters in Teaching
Public Schools, May 2017, Jun. 2017, Sept. 2017, Dec. 2017
University of Washington |  WA  G Suite Technology Trainer for all staff, May 2017
  Jun. 2011 Supporting Readers, Parent Learning Night, 2016, 2017
Bachelors in Dance | Minor in Education
Brain-Based Learning Strategies K-5 Course Director, Lexington Learns,
University of Washington |  WA 2015, 2016
Mary Gates Leadership Scholar  Washington State
  Jun. 2009 Implementation of Units of Study K-5, 2015
Brain-Based Strategies 6 week course, K-5, 2014
Highlights Understanding the Common Core in Math, Job-alike Day, 2013
Movement in Education, Dance Senior Seminar, Guest Lecturer,
Years of classroom experience  8 University of Washington, 2014, 2015
Using Assessment Data to Inform Instruction K-8, Washington
Education Research Association Annual Conference, 2014
Family events implemented 5 EDUCATOR MENTOR
Bridge School | Lexington Public Schools | MA
Educators mentored 5 Issaquah Valley Elementary| Issaquah School District | WA 
Served as a mentor for two new staff members, 2016, 2017
Served as a mentor for three teacher candidates, 2012, 2013, 2018
Years of directing dance programs 4 Supported classroom management, technology integration, use of
assessments, and parent communication
Evaluated and supported professional practice goals
Development
PROFESSIONAL LEARNING PARTICIPATION
Teachers College Summer Reading Institute, Columbia University, NY, 2016 
Teachers College Summer Writing Institute, Columbia University, NY, 2014
Responsive Classroom Leadership Conference, Cambridge, MA, 2017
Learning Differences Conference, Harvard Graduate School of Education, March 2017
Responsive Classroom Community Course I and II, Lexington Public Schools, MA, 2016, 2017
RETELL SEI Endorsement, Lexington Public Schools, MA 2015
Writing Instruction Workshop Directed by Matt Glover, Issaquah School District, WA,  2013, 2014 
Multi-Tiered Response to Behavior Intervention Seminar Series, Issaquah School District, 2013 
Guided Language Acquisition Design Training Program, Issaquah School District, 2012

Experience
FIRST GRADE
Bridge School Lexington Public Schools | MA | Aug. 2015-Present
Issaquah Valley Elementary| Issaquah School District | WA | Aug. 2010-Jun. 2014

KINDERGARTEN
Issaquah Valley Elementary| Issaquah School District | WA | Jun. 2014-Jun. 2015
Outstanding Educator Award, Washington State Parent Teacher Association, 2015

Wrote a grant in both Issaquah and Lexington to secure sponsorship for Teacher College, New York Summer
Institute 
Electronically tracked informal and formal assessments using Fountas & Pinnell, DRA, running records, and
Teachers College Writing On Demands
Created a district-wide kindergarten mathematics assessment to meet Common Core learning requirements
Facilitated 21st century technology immersion by creating interactive lessons using Activeboard, Smartboard,
document camera, G Suite tools,YouTube, and QR codes
Implemented Developing Number Concepts by Kathy Richardson mathematics curriculum
Utilized Second Step, Open Circle, and Responsive Classroom techniques to build a classroom community and
support social-emotional development

PROGRAM DIRECTOR K-12


Issaquah Dance Theatre | WA | Aug. 2014-Aug. 2015

Supervised staff in regard to curriculum, scheduling, and parent communication


Directed development of entire program including: performances, marketing, classroom instruction,
communication

DANCE PROGRAM HEAD COACH 9-12


Skyline High School | WA | Aug. 2011-Aug. 2014

Developed and grew program including: mentoring, creating a student handbook and student contracts
Communicated effectively with parents and Boosters including organizing and leading meetings