Ms. Monica Allsup » About Miss Allsup

About Miss Allsup

Welcome to Miss Allsup's 1st grade!! I am so excited to be working with your student this year!! A little bit about myself. My name is Monica Allsup I have my Bachelors in Elementary and Special Education from Iowa State University and a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. 
I am originally from St. Louis, MO. I moved to AZ in 2017 to teach.  Prior to coming to AMS, I taught 3rd grade for the previous 3 years. My background includes working as an infant/toddler teacher, preschool teacher, and working as the manager of Autism Services through Easterseals Midwest where I was an autism specialist working with the public schools in St. Louis, in supporting students with autism. I also work at Sylvan Learning Center and tutor privately. 
I enjoy being outdoors, spending time with my family, reading, Blues hockey, and hanging out with my dog Mia! My favorite color is purple and I love peanut butter and Diet Coke! I am a vegetarian and love Italian and Mexican food! 
I look forward to learning and growing with your kiddos this year!! I am excited to meet each and everyone of you!! It's going to be a great year!