We create transformative learning spaces that equip institutions with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to increase organizational capacity and effectiveness, as well as advance diversity, equity, and inclusion.
OUR CLIENTS INCLUDE
K. Allen Consulting is an international education & management consulting firm that provides customized and impactful workshops, strategic planning, and coaching to nonprofits, businesses, government agencies, and school systems.
OUR CLIENTS ARE
SCHOOLS & SCHOOL SYSTEMS
We offer school reviews, executive (1-on-1) leadership coaching, leadership team coaching, staff workshops/trainings, curriculum design, framework design, and strategic planning for public and private schools within the early childhood, K-12, and higher education space.
NON-PROFITS & GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
We offer executive (1-on-1) leadership coaching, small group/team coaching, workshops/trainings, strategic planning, framework design, and action planning support to nonprofits and government agencies.
We offer executive (1-on-1) leadership coaching, small group/team coaching, workshops/trainings, strategic planning, framework design, action planning support, and business coaching for businesses of all types and sizes.
Krystal Hardy Allen
A native of Selma, Alabama, Krystal Allen is the Founder & CEO of K. Allen Consulting™ , an education advocate, and a philanthropist.
A well-respected former school principal and teacher, Krystal began her career teaching elementary school, serving as an instructional coach, then asst. principal, and finally leading as a school principal. Most recently featured within Time Magazine, she is a 2019 Gambit 40 Under 40 recipient, a 2019 Aspen Institute Ideas Festival Scholar, the 2016 Urban League of Louisiana Activist Award recipient, and serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Kid Smart; Success at Thurgood Marshall; and the Selma Center for Nonviolence.
A first-generation college graduate, Krystal earned her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, M.Ed. from NLU-Chicago, and is currently completing her Ed.D in K-12 Urban Educational Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University. Krystal's work and passion for DEI, social justice, adult learning, and organizational development are the driving forces of her work and commitment to equity.
Our Consultant Network
JARITZA ALECON MEEKINS
Our Core Values
AUTHENTICITY. RELEVANCE. EQUITY. EMPOWERMENT.
KAC'S PHILANTHROPIC IMPACT
Our philanthropy concentrates on providing financial assistance to families, schools, nonprofit initiatives, and BIPOC businesses experiencing varying forms of hardship, need, and/or challenge. Examples of our work include but are not limited to: a) providing $1,000-5,000 grants to Black-owned small businesses during the pandemic, b) investing $15,000 to three rural public school districts during the pandemic, c) financing culturally responsive responsive classroom resources for rural & urban school districts, such as gifting class sets of Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming to middle and high school girls, and more.
To date, K. Allen Consulting has donated nearly $100,000 of our consulting revenue
to support BlPOC individuals, organizations, and causes.