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Allen ISD Names New Executive Director for School Leadership

Melissa Pursifull has been named Allen ISD’s Executive Director for School Leadership and Support following approval from the Allen ISD Board of Trustees at its Jan. 23 meeting.

Melissa has 20 years of experience in education, all of which have been with Allen ISD. She earned her Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies degree at Texas A&M Commerce as well as her Master’s degree in Educational Administration.

Melissa currently serves as the Director of Federal & Special Programs within our District. Prior to that role, she served as a campus principal at both Lindsey Elementary and Rountree Elementary. She has also served as an assistant principal, instructional coach and teacher, all at Rountree Elementary.