William AllenHigh School

Dean of Students

Mr. Ernesto Lopez, Dean of Students
Email:   [email protected]
Phone:  484.765.5040
Last Names:  9th Grade Roc - Z

Ms. Jeannette Segarra-Bennett, Secretary
Phone:  484.765.5292

Ms. Kate Long, Dean of Students

Email:    longk@allentownsd.org
Phone:  484.765.5047
Last Names: Canary 2

Ms. Sophia Fisher, Secretary
Phone:  484.765.5238

Ernesto Lopez, Dean of Students

Ernesto Lopez is a graduate of William Allen High School and a product of the Allentown School District (ASD). He began his career with ASD in 2011 as a paraprofessional, while also taking evening courses at Muhlenberg College in pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in History and teaching certification. For the past five years, he has thoroughly enjoyed teaching a variety of history classes to his students in the ASD. Although he has a desire to see all of his students succeed, he has a strong passion for uplifting and empowering young men to become responsible and contributing members in our society. Mr. Lopez is currently enrolled in Kutztown University’s Master of Education in Secondary Education and Principal Certification programs. He is serving as a Dean of Students for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school years. Outside of his job at ASD, you can find Mr. Lopez working in another passion of his -- officiating local high school and college basketball games. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children. 

Kate Long, Dean of Students
Ms. Long began working at William Allen High School in 2006 after graduating from East Stroudsburg University with a bachelors degree in Health & Physical Education.  She continued her education at Wilkes University where she received a Master of Science in Education with a major in Educational Development and Strategies.  From there, she continued to attend Wilkes University where she completed the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages with ESL Program Specialist Certification.  In 2016, Ms. Long became the Dean of Students for two years, during that time, she completed the Educational Leadership with K-12 Principal Certification Program through Wilkes University.  In 2018, she returned back to the classroom where she has been until now.  Ms. Long has coached girls basketball, girls soccer and track and field at William Allen also.  In her spare time, Ms. Long enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.