Allen Brooks is a former teacher with more than 10 years in instructional and curricular design. While teaching, Allen developed a technologically-integrated theater program, encouraging students to create innovative solutions to technical-theater problems.
He later joined the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, as Interactive Content Producer. At the JFKC, Allen created digital and interactive learning content with ARTSEDGE. Leading different projects across the five art forms, he created videos, teaching frameworks, lesson plans, and games with his colleagues at the Kennedy Center. The videos, lessons, and other content he has created with the team at ARTSEDGE has been viewed millions of times and is used in thousands of classrooms all over the country.
His work with Building Momentum is focused on creating ties to the community both in and around Washington D.C., as well as developing an educational framework to bring Building Momentum’s curriculum to teachers and youth all over the country.