Alison is a Development Manager at Transcend focused on identifying and building relationships with funders and champions of Transcend’s mission to transform classrooms into equitable learning environments for all students.
She started her career in corporate communications with an international public relations agency where she focused on media relations. She then pivoted to a NYC-based education nonprofit where she learned the ins and outs of institutional giving and development as a grant writer. Alison has since garnered years of experience in institutional fundraising, relationship building, individual giving, events management, corporate sponsorship, and nonprofit consulting.
Alison holds a BA in Journalism from the University of North Carolina and an MPA from New York University.
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Leaps for Equitable, 21st-Century Learning
Transcend’s Leaps for Equitable, 21st-Century Learning describes the key ways we believe the student experience must change so that schools can prepare all young people to thrive in and transform the world.
Transform Learning with Community-Based Design
Community-based design is a collaborative and local process that brings together young people, educators, administrators, caregivers, and experts to redesign learning. It goes beyond traditional school improvement initiatives by involving the entire community in reshaping the purpose and design of education.