Dedicated to achieving higher standards of scholastic excellence, Allison Staffin works closely with the students and teachers of Cherry Hill High School West. As the Assistant Principal, Ms. Staffin supervises and coordinates various curriculums, including those for world language, social studies, language arts, and mathematics. Serving in this capacity since 2004, Allison Staffin effectively advises students regarding courses and class schedules, mentors and evaluates teachers, and leads several development and leadership committees to improve staff involvement and cultivate professional relationships. In addition to maintaining a dialogue with her colleagues across the school district, she coordinates all Title I-based federal funding programs and completes all school award applications. Since assuming her duties as Assistant Principal, Ms. Staffin has shown steady progress in the school’s performance over the past four years and has successfully helped remove Cherry Hill High School West from the state’s list of schools in need of improvement. In 2004, she also received the Aaron A. Flanzbaum 21st Century Democratic Heritage Award for her work with Racism: The Politics of Hatred, a course designed to promote tolerance and understanding.
Allison Staffin began her career at Cherry Hill High School West after graduating from Glassboro State College with a Bachelor of Arts in History. Serving as a Secondary Social Studies Teacher for the next 12 years, she taught courses across several academic levels and oversaw a variety of extracurricular activities, including those related to graduation, the yearbook, and the cheerleading squad.
In 2002, Allison Staffin enrolled in Thomas Edison State College, where she completed a Master’s degree in Management. A member of the National Association for School Supervisors and Principals, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and the New Jersey Center for Civic Education, Allison Staffin also maintains professional associations with International Reading Association, the National Council of Teachers of English, and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. She holds New Jersey certifications to teach both elementary and secondary education classes.