Through our empowermental approach, our motto, “Wisdom - Honor - Perseverance” prepares our students to effectively learn, explore, create, design, manipulate, solve, judge and evaluate.
We believe that education not only addresses the intellectual capacities, but also develops character, healthy lifestyles and proficiencies that lead to life-long resiliency.
Our goal is to build self-confidence with quality instruction to help students develop the ability to influence their destiny, and effectively enhance their future.
Knowledge-First Empowerment Academy, under the leadership of founder James H. Allen, recently announced in the wake of Hurricane Harvey that they have been approved to provide digital instruction to students who need to obtain their high school diploma, in addition to their traditional High School Diploma Program.
Accredited by Advanc-ED in 2013, Knowledge-First Empowerment Academy has been providing a Dropout Prevention/High School Diploma Program to students in the Greater Houston area that has made a remarkable difference in the community.
“From the family bread-winner to those seeking secondary education or career or technical choices, having a high school diploma is the first step in one’s path of self-actualization and efficacy,” said Allen. “One very important element of our program is that it’s not age-limited. We’ve had adults 25, 35, up to 55 years old return to complet ...........Read More
Texas – 01/May 2015 – Mr. James H. Allen announced today that the Knowledge-First Empowerment
Center has been selected by the City
of Missouri City, Missouri City Texas to
provide educational services to citizens of Missouri City who are high school dropouts, to
seek and obtain their high school diploma.
“From the family bread-winner to those seeking secondary education or career or technical choices, having a high school diploma is the first step in one’s path of self-actualization and efficacy”, says Mr. Allen.
In addition to helping citizens fulfill graduation requirements our program will expand our community’s tax base by raising the standard of living of our dropout population, reduce the health costs that we all have to share, reduce the crime rate, reduce the drain on our public assistance program and increase voter participation.< ...........Read More
Texas – 12/May 2013
Presenting the newly instituted Fort Bend Cares Founder’s Grant named after the co- founders, Dr. Robert McClendon and The Honorable Jim Rice. Pictured L to R: Rick Conley, Board of Trustees Chair, James H. Allen and MaryAnn Donaldson with Knowledge-First Empowerment and Dr. Robert McClendon, Co-Founder Fort Bend Cares. Now entering its ninth year, Fort Bend Cares continues to make a powerful impact on the disadvantaged children and youth of Fort Bend County.
There is still much need in Fort Bend County and Fort Bend Cares is there to help fill in the funding gap needed by worthy non-profits working with disadvantaged children.
The highlight of the event came when Dr. Robert McClendon presented the newly instituted Fort Bend Cares Founder’s Grant named after the co- founders, Dr. Robert McClendon and T ...........Read More
– 02/December 2014
Mr. James H. Allen announced today that the Knowledge-First Empowerment Center was selected by the Houston-Galveston Area Council and the Gulf Coast Workforce Board to provide educational services that will help young people achieve positive outcomes through the attainment of a high school diploma.
Whether a student plans for a post-secondary education, certification or technical training or training in the Board’s high-skill, high-growth occupations, building an educated workforce begins with high school graduation.
Since 2001 Knowledge-First, a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization has been educating and empowering learners to maximize their potentiality while inspiring them to develop a synergistic lifestyle. “Collaborating with H-GAC and Workforce Solutions ...........Read More
Knowledge-First, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our vision is to provide an enriching educational environment that provides for our learners, a realization
that each of us has value and that each of us has a contribution to make in this life. What we do in life-echoes in eternity.