Allison Drash, a Pittsburgh native and a CMU Children's School alumna, is beginning her ninth year as Administrative Coordinator. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh in photojournalism, plus a Masters degree from Carnegie Mellon University in Communication Planning and Information Design. Allison enjoys numerous artistic pursuits, including photography and interior design projects. She also loves swimming, biking, and urban hiking in search of secret city steps and cool architectural decay. In addition to exploring the city's numerous parks with her faultless dog, Allison gets great pleasure from connecting newcomers to all that Pittsburgh has to offer.