Allison Baxter has been teaching in the areas of English literature and English as a Second Language since 1995. She graduated from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, with a degree in English literature and studied British literature in England for 1 year. She completed her M.Ed. at The University of Illinois at Chicago in 1995. She has also studied Spanish in Mexico, Costa Rica, and Peru. She teaches English as a Second Language and English.