As a Consultant on the Effective Organizations and Investments team, Allison supports clients in developing equity-focused strategies to help students and educators thrive.
Allison’s experiences as a public school teacher, research analyst, foundation staff member and grant writer drive her passion for this work. She believes that every student deserves well-prepared and well-supported teachers, and that funders and policymakers serve students and teachers best by centering their voices and co-designing solutions with them.
Allison holds a BS in Elementary Education from Florida College, an MEd in Reading Education from Vanderbilt University, and an MPA in Policy Analysis from Texas A&M University. She lives in Bryan, Texas with her husband and son. Allison enjoys baking, singing in her community choir, playing piano and writing about her quirky dog, Garfield.
- Capacity Building & Sustainability
- Grantmaking Strategy & Effectiveness
- Resource Use & Impact
- Pathways for Student Success
- Academic and Non-Academic Supports for Students
- San Diego Foundation
- United Way of the Brazos Valley
- Unlimited Potential
- Brazos Valley Chorale
Finding excuses to bake excessively sugary desserts
Occasionally cartooning about life with a small human