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Jake Allen

8th Grade - Social Studies

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Jake Allen was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. He is a fourth-generation Coloradan with roots in the Roaring Fork Valley dating back to the 19th century.  Jake has a bachelor's degree in political science from Metro State University and a master's degree in education from Regis University in Denver.  He spent four years living in Washington, D.C., working for the U.S. House of Representatives as a health care policy advisor for two members of Congress from Colorado. He then spent another four years working as a health care lobbyist for Denver Health before moving to Basalt in 2010. Jake has worked previously at BMS and BHS as a substitute teacher, student teacher, and coach for three years before joining the BMS team full time in 2019.  

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