Allison Thibault, Post-Secondary Success Advisor
Allison joined Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas in November 2021 as a Post-Secondary Success Advisor. Prior to joining Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas, Allison served as the Bridge Programs Specialist for University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV.) She increased program accessibility by trailblazing a new virtual format for bridge programming and supported first-generation students through the high school to college transition.
In her role as a Post-Secondary Success Advisor, Allison supports FFLV Scholars through their third to fifth year of college. As a first-generation college student, Allison is driven by a passion to increase equity and access in higher education while honoring the individual identities, stories, and dreams of her students.
Allison is currently a graduate student at UNLV in the Master of Education-Higher Education program with an emphasis in Student Affairs. Her research interests and passion areas include first-generation students, faculty diversity, and education law and policy. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Distributed Mathematics and Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, Physiology) with a minor in Honors from the University of Wyoming in 2017.
Outside of her work in education, Allison enjoys traveling, baking, coaching color guard for local high schools, and spending time with her partner Michael and their two pups, Bailey and Dakota.
Throughout her career and own educational journey, Allison has guided her teaching philosophy by a quote her eighth-grade history teacher wrote on the whiteboard at the start of the semester:
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be ignited. – Plutarch