Head of School
In 2011-2012 Mark Allen was an Assistant to the Head of School at BASIS Peoria and the Communications and Development Director. A native of Berkeley, Mark has a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Stanford University and an executive MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Prior to joining BASIS, Mark had a 25-year career in human resources management and holds certifications as a senior and global professional in human resources. He has been graduate and undergraduate adjunct faculty in the business schools for several colleges during the past 15 years. His wife, Bonnie, runs two schools in India and works at BASIS Phoenix.
Head of Operations
Becky Trower joined BASIS Peoria in 2012 as an Administrative Assistant. She brought with her a wealth of knowledge, having worked in numerous capacities in Kindergarten through 12th grade schools in California. While here at BASIS Peoria, Mrs. Trower has worked in the Operations and Front Offices, taught Physical Geography, served as our Auxiliary Programs Coordinator and Director of Academic Programs. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Geography from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and a Master’s degree in Middle Eastern Studies (emphasis on History and Geography) from the University of Texas, Austin. Her daughter is a 2015 BASIS Peoria graduate, who now attends the University of Chicago. As Head of Operations, Mrs. Trower enjoys working closely with our staff and faculty to enhance the exceptional education offered here at BASIS Peoria.
Director of Academic Programs
Director of Student Affairs