Betsy Allen is the District Math Coach in the Essex Westford School District. After she graduated from the Vermont Math Initiative, she was the Math Coach at Hardwick Elementary School. She has worked for the Vermont Agency of Education as a Math Network Leader. More recently she represented Vermont in several Smarter Balance Assessment projects. In addition she has reviewed and submitted lessons in the Digital Library. She is a member of the Vermont Primary and Numbers Team under the leadership of Loree Silvis. She teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses for elementary teachers of mathematics.