B.S. in Speech Communication, University of Texas; M.A. Communication Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Allison comes to Teachers College as a Teach For America alumna who has educated high schoolers in San Jose, Los Angeles and New York City for more than five years. She worked at Brooklyn’s Urban Assembly Academy of Arts & Letters where she has helped to develop the institution’s instructional model, selected the founding class of students and staff and continues to create sustainable partnerships and special-program structures that support the academy’s vision.
Currently, Alison is a Director of Programs at the Urban Assembly Academy of Arts.