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ALLEN ANDERSON

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ALLEN ANDERSON

TITLE 

Chief of Staff

ORGANIZATION

Education Opens Doors

BIOGRAPHY

Allen Anderson is the senior director of talent acquisition at Uplift Education in Dallas, Texas. In this role, Allen leads and oversees all staff recruitment, selection, and talent pipelines for the network.

Prior to his current role, Allen was the founding secondary school director at Uplift Grand Preparatory, a dean of instruction at Uplift Summit International Prep, and a 2009 Teach For America Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) corps member. He received his undergraduate degree from The University of Oklahoma and earned a master’s degree in education policy and leadership from Southern Methodist University. He is a member of the Teach for America DFW Alumni board, and Commit’s Best in Class Advisory Council in Dallas. He is excited to continue the fight for educational equity in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.