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About Allison Rubin Forester
  • I have loved teaching at Barton Open since 1993.
  • I studied dance and mathematics at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, (BS 1987) and earned an interdisciplinary MA in dance in 1989 and teaching credentials in 1990 from the University of Oregon, Eugene.
  • Please contact me via e-mail: or leave a message at the office: 612.668.3580. I do not have voice mail.
  • I am passionate about mathematics and believe that every one of my students can and will find the beauty and pleasure of doing math.
  • I love bike commuting, reading, beach days, uptown, urban chickens, my awesome family and middle schoolers!
  • I LOVE to dance (surprising!), I sing all the time when no one's listening (imagine that!), and I enjoy chess (even though I stink), basketball (same), rollerblading (even worse) physical activity of all kinds and scrabble (even though I only get to play several times a year--I used to play with my papa all the time!)
  • I will do anything in my power to help my students learn. PLEASE ask!!