Mark Engstrom

Engstrom-PhotoHead of Middle & Upper School; MS Geography Teacher; Assistant Coach, Boys’ Varsity Basketball 

Allen Faculty Member since 2015


Academic Background:

What do you love about Allen?

The incredible combination of cultural diversity, engaged families and outstanding teachers makes for a wonderful experience for all of our students.

Other hats you wear or have worn at Allen or previous schools:

What are you passionate about? How learning should morph moving forward… board games… reading a variety of non-fiction… and, most importantly, my family.

Interesting Facts about you: I have lived in 8 different countries.

Favorite book? To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.  It’s the only book I read in MS that I reread over the summer because I enjoyed it so much.

Favorite quote? “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” – William Butler Yeats

If you were a fictional character, who would you be? Inspector Gadget… for sure.