Sandra Boyd Allison is an experienced educator with thirty-five years teaching and consulting experience in curriculum instruction, secondary mathematics, and special education. She has presented at local, state, and international conferences and workshops. Her experience includes teaching positions in grades K-12, in single gender magnets, regular education classrooms, self-contained, resource and itinerant programs for the hearing impaired, learning disabilities, and mentally handicapped in public and private school sectors.
In addition to state certifications in secondary mathematics, elementary education, hearing impaired, gifted and talented, learning disabilities, and mentally handicapped, she has been recognized by her peers as Teacher of the Year and holds National Boards certification in AYA Mathematics. Allison received an undergraduate degree in elementary and special education from Winthrop University and a graduate degree in curriculum and instruction: math and science from University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has received local, state and national grants from the state department of education in South Carolina, Metropolitan Life, and Time Warner Cable.
Allison’s expertise is in the implementation of innovative programs that are built around current models of instruction containing core lessons based on state standards. She is a collaborator with a special interest in creating cross-curricula, “real-world” lessons that combine her knowledge of mathematics with her lifelong interest in science, technology, the history of the United States, and the ancient works of the “great thinkers.”