“Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” - Desmond Tutu
Alison Cumbley is the founding School Leader of KIPP Journey Collegiate. Prior to founding KIPP Journey, Alison served for seven years as the School Leader of KIPP 3D Academy. As a teacher at 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. Ms. Cumbley graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles with a B.A. in Psychology and Socio-Cultural Anthropology. After college, she joined Teach for America, teaching fifth grade in New Orleans, LA, before finding her home in KIPP Texas. In her spare time, Ms. Cumbley enjoys taking weekend trips to random places with friends and loved ones, finding the newest brunch spots, and obsessing over the Los Angeles Lakers and her dog, Marc.