By Rachel CJ
Interviewer: How long have you been a teacher?
Mrs.Allen: 33 years
Interviewer: How long have you been at Hampton?
Msr.Allen: I’ve been at Hampton for 13 years.
Interviewer: What grades have you taught?
Mrs.Allen: 2nd-8th grade.
Interviewer: Why did you become a teacher?
Mrs.Allen: Because my younger sister didn’t know how to read and my parents asked me to teach her how to read and I was like hey I’m good at this and then became a teacher.
Interviewer: Did you have a teacher who inspired you?
Mrs.Allen: My high school 10th grade teacher, Mr. Heller inspired me.
Interviewer:Where did you go to college?
Mrs.Allen: I started out in a place called S.U.N.Y at Brockport and then I went to Loyola coll. MD.
Interviewer: Do you have a favorite subject to teach?
Mrs.Allen: Reading, I just enjoy seeing a light bulb go off and the excitement. It’s hard to see the frustration but it’s very rewarding in the end.