Candice Allen

Candice Allen

Selma Lead Teacher

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I was born in Alhambra, CA and my favorite subject in school was math. Hobbies and interests? I enjoy playing most sports and trying new recipes in the kitchen.

Where did you go to school and what was your major?
I attended The University of Arizona for a couple years and then transferred to California Polytechnic University in Pomona. There I majored in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Kinesiology.

What is your highest degree held?
BA with all MA credits … Just no MA, yet.

Why did you want to be a teacher/work in education?
It just came naturally for me. I am the eldest of five and we often ‘played school’ on rainy days. I love coaching as well. Knowing I’m able to be a positive influence on young lives sends my heart racing! Developing each student into the best, unique person they can be …

How long have you been teaching/working in education?
This will be my eighth year … Seventh at LCS

What is your favorite thing about LCS?
There are many things I adore about LCS … My favorite, now, is probably our developing sports program

What was your favorite book when you were the age of your students?
I don’t have a favorite