Allison Riddle has been an elementary educator in Northern Utah for the past 29 years. She is currently the Elementary Mentor Supervisor for Davis School District. Allison is the 2014 Utah Teacher of the Year, and she currently represents Utah’s teachers as a member of Governor Herbert’s Excellence Education Commission. As a fifth grade teacher, Allison created a mentor program at her school that has been highlighted on the USDE TeachtoLead web site. In addition to many traditional provisional educators, Allison has mentored teachers in Utah’s French, Spanish and Chinese Dual Immersion schools as well as Korean and German student teaching programs. Allison is a recipient of the 2015 California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence and the 2015 Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence. Allison is a 2017 Milken Center Fellow of Project Based Learning. As an NEA Foundation Global Fellow, Allison studied schools in rural Peru, and she will continue her NEA Global Fellowship in South Africa in 2018.
Allison has been an independent consultant for Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks (Edmonton, AB) for the past eleven years. She conducts K-9th grade mathematics workshops and family math nights for schools, districts, community centers and universities across the country. She is a member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and has presented at many regional and national NCTM conferences. Allison is a member of the University of Phoenix SLC campus Advisory Committee, and she is currently researching Teacher Leadership with Weber State University.
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We are a network of State Teachers of the Year and Finalists who use our teacher leadership to ensure that every student receives an outstanding education. We do this through our focus on practice, policy and advocacy.We Believe...
- Every student has a right to a high-quality education, regardless of background, race, gender, disability or socio-economic status.
- To achieve educational excellence for all students, we must transform and support the teaching profession.
- It is imperative that we involve our nation’s expert teachers in conversations about improving education.
- Teacher leaders will transform the teaching profession and create, implement and sustain systems to solve our toughest educational challenges.
- We must prepare our country’s future workforce to be competitive in a global economy and participate in a diverse, democratic country.
- Educators must partner with families and communities on behalf of our nation’s children.
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with Leigh VandenAkker
Leigh VadenAkker, 2012 Utah State Teacher of the Year, shares how she creates a classroom environment that develops students' social- and emotional-learning skills.
Videos of Practice
with Allison Riddle
Helping students articulate their mathematical thinking through game play with others.
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8