B.S.Ed., Bucknell University
M.S.Ed., Wilkes University
Teacher Leadership Certification, Lehigh University/Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit

Allyn-Jane Marks is a professional educator with a lifelong interest in creative teaching that stimulates intellectual curiosity. Having retired in 2011 from the Allentown School District, Marks served in several roles as a Grade 4 teacher at Ritter Elementary School from 1987 to 2008 and as a gifted support teacher for Grades K-5 at Central, Cleveland, McKinley and Union Terrace Elementary Schools from 2008 to 2011.  She was honored for her efforts by the Allentown Education Association as an Outstanding Teacher of the Year and as a Pennsylvania Department of Education Keystone Technology Integrator.  Marks holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Bucknell University; a Master of Science in Education from Wilkes University and a Teacher Leadership Certification from Lehigh University/Carbon-Lehigh Intermediate Unit.  An avid advocate for public education and professional development, Marks currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Allentown School District Foundation, co-chairs the ASDF Teacher Innovation Grant Committee and hosts “High Marks-The Podcast for Educational Excellence” dedicated to raising awareness, promoting positivity and celebrating student success throughout diverse learning communities in and around the Lehigh Valley.


Professional Work

High Marks, The Podcast for Educational Excellence