Allison Riddle

Guest Blogger

Elementary Mentor Supervisor, Davis School District

Farmington, Utah

Allison Riddle has been an elementary educator in Northern Utah for the past 31 years. After 27 extraordinary years in her own classroom, Allison is currently the Elementary Mentor Supervisor for Davis School District where she leads the mentoring and professional learning of over 300 new elementary teachers.

Passionate about mentoring and teacher leadership, she continues to develop teacher leadership opportunities in her district and teacher leader micro-credentials in Utah. Allison is a Lowell Milken Fellow, a two-time NEA Foundation Global Fellow and a 2015 Horace Mann Award winner. Allison is the 2014 Utah Teacher of the Year and currently serves as President of the Utah State Teachers of the Year (UTSTOY) chapter.



Posted Mar. 4, 2020

There’s Ineffective Teaching in Every School. It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way.

I recently heard a familiar, stinging remark from a policymaker: Allison, if we’re going to increase education funding significantly, we…

By Allison Riddle

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Posted Nov. 18, 2021

If You’ve Been Silent About Child Justice, We Need You Now More Than Ever

We have a problem. The global COVID-19 pandemic has not only created a storm of challenges in policy and practice for public education; it also…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Nov. 22, 2021

Current Events Put Racism on Display, No Matter How Hard Some Try to Hide It

In the words of Mugatu, I feel like I’m taking crazy pills. Defense lawyers in the trial seeking justice for the murder of Ahmaud Arbery,…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Nov. 23, 2021

Not Every Kid Looks Forward to Holiday Breaks

As a kid, I didn’t look forward to the holidays as much as my classmates did because it meant more time in a home that…

By Kelly D. Holstine

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