Alan’s career in independent school education spans over 30 years. He has been a teacher, administrator and Head of School, working at both Packer Collegiate Institute and Lawrence Woodmere Academy. He has a music performance degree from Boston University and a Masters in Secondary Education from Queens College. He has been very active with the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS), having served as an Accreditation Commissioner.
In addition to his education career, Alan was a professional musician throughout the New York City area for many years. He continues to enjoy playing jazz saxophone as a source of relaxation and contentment.