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Ms. Alison Jochen
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."-Ghandi
Alison Jochen is a Certified School Nurse at Pleasant Valley Elementary School in Kunkletown, Pennsylvania. She also serves as the Department Head for all nurses in the district. Prior to her role as a school nurse, Alison worked as an Emergency Room nurse for ten years. She holds a Master of Education degree that she earned from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania in 2018. Alison received her school nurse certification in 2014 from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. She is also a graduate of the University of Delaware, where she received her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing in 2005. She was previously enlisted in the Army National Guard and played the trumpet in the 287th Army Band. Alison is currently a doctoral student at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania in the Educational Leadership program. Alison is an avid runner, having competed in cross-country and track and field events at the high-school and university level. She continues to run today, having completed marathons as well numerous trail and mud run events. She loves music, and keeps up with her trumpet playing, despite a busy life with kids, career, and graduate school. Alison enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and exploring the great outdoors. She resides in Northeast Pennsylvania with her husband Michael of 15 years and their three children, Kiera, Benjamin, and Zachary.