Phone: 469.752.9435


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors of Fine Arts in Visual Arts, Texas Tech University K-12 Art Education Certification Masters of Art in Teaching: Aesthetic Studies, University of Texas at Dallas

Allison Garrison

Hello, Wildcats!

This is my 28th year teaching (all Art, all high school and all in Plano ISD), and this is my tenth year teaching at Plano Senior. I absolutely love being a part of this campus and all of its traditions. Go Cats!! Although rooted in tradition, every day is new and exciting...which is awesome! Sharing what I love doing (creating art) and watching my students grow artistically as well as individually is what I enjoy the most. Just can't beat it!! I can't imagine doing anything else day to day. 

I grew up in the Dallas area, then went to Texas Tech (Wreck 'em!) for my undergraduate degree, earning a BFA in Visual Arts with K-12 Art Education Certification. After teaching a few years, I started working on my Masters degree and earned a MAT (Masters of Art in Teaching) in Aesthetics of Visual Studies from UT Dallas. 

I am currently teaching Art III, AP 2D Art & Design and AP Drawing - I am soooo excited to see what amazing things our awesome artists create this year!! In addition to teaching, I am also the Department Chair for the PSHS Visual Arts Department. 

  • The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul. 

    - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

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  • TEACHER SCHEDULE 2022-2023

    Zero Period: Planning Period 

    1st: Art III (emphasis on 2D)

    2nd / 3rd: AP 2D Art & Design

    4th / 5th: (A Lunch) AP Drawing

    6th: Department Head Time 

    7th: Off Campus


    8:15am-8:50am most mornings - please confirm the day before 

    4:15pm-4:50pm most Tuesdays