School Leadership

Dr. Noah Tennant, CEO

Dr. Noah Tennant has been an educator and administrator for nearly twenty years. He received his undergraduate degree in English Education and Linguistics from the University of Delaware, a Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration from the Teachers College at Columbia University, and a Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Tennant began his career in education in New Jersey as a teacher in the Westfield School District. There he rose to the positions of Assistant Principal and Acting Director of Guidance. For five years, Dr. Tennant was Principal of Haddonfield Middle School, where he established an exemplary record of achievement as a school leader. Dr. Tennant joined Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia in 2011, serving first as Principal of the High School and now as Chief Executive Officer.

Dr. Tennant is a Neubauer Fellow and was recognized by Philadelphia Style Magazine as a “face of Philly’s educational future”. He resides in New Jersey with his wife Amanda and three children.

Trudy Allen, Middle School Principal

Trudy Allen is an educator with over 16 years of experience as a teacher, lecturer, education advisor, transition linkage coordinator, and, now, the principal of Boys' Latin of Philadelphia Middle School. Ms. Allen came to Philadelphia through the PhillyPLUS Leadership Residency Program where she received her leadership certification as well as leadership coaching and mentorship. 

Prior to PhillyPLUS, she was an education advisor for Abu Dhabi Education Council in the United Arab Emirates managing five to eight schools annually. She received focused training in trauma-informed schools in Illinois as a teacher, however, Ms. Allen began her teaching career in her hometown of the Bronx, New York. Ms. Allen has created and executed professional development workshops and experiential education opportunities for teachers in New York, Illinois, and the U.A.E. She holds a Master of Education degree from Cambridge College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education from New York University.