Mr. Alan Dichter


Alan is an experienced educational leader, with a strong background in facilitative leadership development and high school reform. Alan has extensive building and district leadership experience (including HS Principal and Local Instructional Superintendent in NYC and Director of Leadership Development for Portland Public Schools) as well as over 20 years of designing professional development programs focused on leadership and effective collaboration. Alan has more than 25 years’ experience with national school reform efforts including the Coalition of Essential Schools, the Annenberg Institute and the School Reform Initiative. He is co-author of The Power of Protocols and Going Online with Protocols as well as numerous articles on leadership and school reform. Alan is currently the Affinity Group Leader for 23 NYC Public 6-12, 9-12 and 9-14 schools. These schools have a unique partnership with the City University of New York.