Areas of Expertise: Educational Leadership, Curriculum, Assessments, Advocacy, School Law & Ethics, and Rural Education

Background: Dr. Allen Pratt has served as a high school science teacher and coach, a high school principal, assistant superintendent/curriculum director, executive director of the Tennessee Rural Education Association, executive director of the East Tennessee Center of Regional Excellence for the Tennessee Department of Education, and rural outreach liaison for Lincoln Memorial University. He is also involved at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School of Education and Educational Leadership.

Degrees:                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ed.D. Liberty University Educational Leadership
Ed.S. Liberty University
M.Ed. Grand Canyon University
B.S. University of Tennessee Chattanooga

Interests: His primary interests are those issues which impact rural schools and the role of instructional leaders at the district and building levels.

Common Courses Taught:                                                                                                                                                                                      School Law, Ethics, School Culture, and Human Capital.

Recent Publications and/or Presentations:                                                                                                                                                    Tennessee Stem Innovation Rural Network Collaborative, Keynote, September 2017, Rural and STEM networks.

New York Rural Schools Association, Keynote, July 2017, Rural Pathways and Journeys.

Nebraska Rural Schools Association, Keynote, March 2017, Rural Innovation from Montana to Florida.