School Leader, KIPP 3D Academy
Alison Cumbley is the School Leader of KIPP 3D Academy in Houston, TX. Alison’s passion for education was sparked while in college where she interned at the UCLA Lab School as well as the Dorothy Kirby Juvenile Detention Facility. After college, Alison joined Teach for America, teaching fifth grade at Johnson C. Lockett Elementary in New Orleans, LA. As a teacher at KIPP 3D, Alison taught fifth grade and seventh grade in addition to serving as a Grade Level Chair, Department Chair, and Assistant Principal before transitioning into the role of School Leader. Alison earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles where she studied Psychology and Socio-Cultural Anthropology.
- Alison LOVES the Los Angeles Lakers and is obsessed with minions.
- Alison collects instruments from around the world.
- Alison enjoys designing new KIPP shirts in her spare time.