Allison Bucklew

Program Design Director

Allison has fifteen years of experience in math education and instructional leadership. She has taught at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Middle school students and new teachers hold a special place in her heart because these are transformational periods of development for adults and young adults! Allison has served in various instructional leadership roles, most recently as the director of data & assessment at Crossroads Charter Schools in Kansas City, Missouri. In that role, she coached teachers and building leaders in the effective use of data to drive equitable student outcomes, served as project manager for all district-wide assessments, and set the vision for mathematics curriculum implementation. As Program Design Director, Allison will develop instructional experiences and materials for the UPP suite of programs and support facilitators through intentional preparation and coaching.