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Alison Travis

Program Coordinator, Partners in the Arts
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    Alison Travis brings nearly a decade of teaching experience in innovative and integrated K-12 schools to the University of Richmond. She is dedicated to improving the public education system through interdisciplinary instruction and student-centered learning. Her commitment to weaving multi-modal instruction, digital storytelling, and civic engagement into classrooms continues as Program Coordinator for Partners in the Arts.

    Alison approaches education through the lens of global literacy, inspired by her international travels and fourteen years living as an American expat in Southeast Asia. Through her work as a 2018 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow, she connected field-based experiences in the Galapagos Islands to classroom content and developed resources for National Geographic.

    Alison holds two degrees from the University of Virginia, an M.Ed in K-12 Reading Curriculum and Instruction and a B.A. in Psychology and Political Philosophy, Policy, and Law. She previously taught elementary students, coached and mentored educators, and led school-based teams in Washington, DC and Colorado. Alison is also a freelance photographer and enjoys exploring Richmond with her husband and rescue pup.

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