Allie Breyer (she/her) is a dedicated part-time faculty member at Castleton Communications Department. With over eight years of experience in private, government, and nonprofit sectors, Allie is a seasoned communications professional currently based in Seattle.
As a Senior Communications Consultant at PRR, Allie focuses on transportation and construction communications, community engagement, and partnership building for the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT). Her role showcases a commitment to effective communication in complex environments, ensuring information resonates with diverse audiences.
Previously, as the Communications Director for the Vermont Health Department’s Division of Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Injury Prevention, Allie specialized in crisis communications and creating clear, concise, and plain language materials to assist Vermonters in preparing for emergencies and keeping themselves and their families safe from injuries.
Allie taught the Media, Society, and Communication course at Castleton University in Spring 2023. Her teaching style emphasizes inquiry-based learning, encouraging students to participate actively in their education. Assignments are to simulate real-world professional work, providing students with practical experiences that mirror the challenges of the communication field. She looks forward to teaching this course again and inspiring the next generation of communications professionals.
Allie holds a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Oregon, focusing on Community and Regional Planning. In her downtime, she can be found immersed in a book, painting with watercolors, or walking and biking Seattle’s vibrant streets.