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Jake Allen


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Contact Info:


Work Phone:

479.738.2425 ext1222

Conference Times:

Tuesday-Friday 2:30 to 3:00

Class Room Number:

WPS 22

About Me

Degrees and Certifications:

MSE in Gifted Education, Arkansas State University, 2016

M.Ed in English Education, University of Missouri, 2004

BA in Theater, East Texas Baptist University, 1995

Current Position:

I have been the Huntsville’s Gifted & Talented Coordinator since August, 2016. This is my 4th year! Previously, I was a Math and English teacher at Eureka Springs High School from 2006 to 2014, and then became the GT Coordinator there for two years. 

Previous Position:

Before I began teaching, I spent a few years trying to find my calling. I worked in management for Barnes & Noble, Eureka Pizza, and Trans World Entertainment before returning to school to earn a Master’s degree in Education.

Family Information:

The fam

The Allens: Jake, Piper, Charlie, and Georgia.

Piper and I have been married for 18 years. We have lived in Eureka Springs for the last 13 of those. Charlie and Georgia attend school there. We have 3 dogs, 2 cats, and a rabbit.


Personal Information:

My favorite thing to do is travel! Enjoy some pics of my previous trips.

Picadilly Circus, London

London—Picadilly Circus


Shakespeare’s Globe Theater, London

Jake Allen

Upcoming Events

Fall News!


Fall Events!

  • For information on the Duke TIP (4th-7th grade GT) come to parent teacher conferences: Sept. 25 @ HMS (6th/7th grade) or Sept. 26th at HIS (4th/5th)

  • Regional GT Parent night (see information at the end of this newsletter): October 3rd in Farmington OR Tuesday, October 8th in Rogers (same agenda for both nights).

  • NWA Fall Open Chess Tournament @ Don Tyson School of Innovation, Springdale on Saturday, October 5th. Contact Mr. Allen if you’d like to register!

  • STEAM day for 3rd and 4th GT, Tuesday, November 19th, Farmington**

  • Elementary (5th and 6th GT) Quiz Bowl, Thursday, December  12th, Farmington *

  • Junior High (7th-9th GT) Quiz Bowl, Friday, December 13th, Farmington*

  • High School GT Quiz Bowl, Monday, December 16th, Farmington

*Need 2-3 parent volunteers to attend **Need 1 parent volunteer to act as judge

Contact Jake Allen

Classroom Number:
WPS 22
School Phone:
479.738.2425 ext1222
Conference Time:
Tuesday-Friday 2:30 to 3:00