Jordan Hall Room 300
Bloomington, IN 47401
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Jim Allen, MS, EdS, has more than 40 years of experience as an educator, administrator and mental health professional. Allen began his career as an engineering and design instructor, and led many student teams in winning national and international competitions. He also worked as a career development coordinator. The school-to-work program that Allen developed was recognized as an exemplar program by the state of Michigan. After earning a master’s degree in guidance counseling, Allen transitioned into a counseling role, working with students experiencing academic, emotional, behavioral and/or personal challenges.
Allen develops a coaching and mentoring relationship with students that is based on mutual trust and respect. In addition to emphasizing health and wellness activities, Allen’s experience as an educator enables him to assess student learning challenges and strengths in order to create individualized strategies for academic success. These strategies include connecting students with a variety of university and community resources.