Jordan Hall Room 300
Bloomington, IN 47401
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Jim Allen, MS, EdS, Lead Advisor, Bloomington, has more than forty years of experience as an educator, administrator and mental health professional. Jim 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 Jim developed was recognized as an exemplar program by the State of Michigan.
After earning a Master’s degree in guidance and counseling, Jim transitioned into a counseling role, working with students experiencing academic, emotional, behavioral and/or personal challenges. Jim develops a coaching and mentoring relationship with students that is based on mutual trust and respect. In addition to stressing health and wellness activities, Jim’s experience as an educator enables him to assess student learning challenges and strengths in order to create individualized strategies for academic success, which include connecting students with a variety of university and community resources.