Director, Buell Early Childhood Leaders Network
wallen @ claytonearlylearning.org
After serving five years as the Program Coordinator for the Buell Early Childhood Leadership Program (BECLP), Wendy began as the coordinator for the Alumni Network of Buell Leaders in July, 2012. In partnership with Buell Faculty and the Clayton Early Learning Institute staff, Wendy oversees the work of the Buell Network Grant which will create an online learning community of early childhood professionals, generate ongoing mentorship and professional development opportunities for alumni, and creatively support and leverage the work of leaders across the state to promote positive change for young children and families. Wendy is currently a PhD student in Educational Psychology at the University of Northern Colorado and is interested in issues of motivation and adult learning environments, theories of transformational learning, and evaluation methods for leadership development. Mrs. Allen has a Masters in Child, Family, and School Psychology from the University of Denver and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado.