Dan Katzir is the CEO of Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, a nonprofit charter school network in Los Angeles that serves nearly 13,000 scholars across 26 high-performing charter public schools and has nearly 18,000 alumni.
Before joining Alliance in March 2015, Dan was an independent strategic education advisor to CEOs and boards of directors in school districts, charter networks, state departments of education, and other nonprofit education organizations. Prior to serving as an independent consultant, Dan was the founding Managing Director at the Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation, where he served for eleven years. During his time at The Broad Foundation, he designed and implemented four national flagship initiatives -- the Broad Prize for Urban Education, the Broad Institute for School Boards, the Broad Superintendents Academy, and the Broad Residency in Urban Education.
In his more than two decades of leadership in the education sector, Dan also served as the Regional Director for Sylvan Learning Systems in Los Angeles, the Executive Director for UCLA School Management Program, and Chief Operating Officer for Teach for America. He began his career as a management consultant for Bain & Company.
Dan has served on many education boards, including The Milton Hershey School, The Broad Center for the Management of School Systems, the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy at Dartmouth College, Caliber Public Schools, and Progressus Therapy.
Dan has an MBA from Harvard Business School, and received a bachelor’s degree in history from Dartmouth College. He lectures at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and is a Volunteer Leader at Dartmouth College and Harvard Business School. He is the co-editor of “The Redesign of Urban School Systems: Case Studies in District Governance,” published by Harvard Education Press.
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