Ms. Allen has been teaching at Frances Hazel Reid since its opening in 2003. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland (College Park), teacher certification from Bowie State University (also in Maryland) and has been working towards a master's equivalent. Ms. Allen has taught in Prince George's County in Maryland, Shenandoah and Chesterfield counties in Virginia, and three years at Catoctin Elementary in Leesburg before coming to Frances Hazel Reid its first year.
Ms. Leslie McEntire has been teaching elementary art in Loudoun County for 25 years. She also has taught middle school art in Pennsylvania for 11 years. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University of PA and a Master of Art Education degree from Towson University. Her interests include making her own art and many outdoor activities including kayaking, biking, and hiking.