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Dan Chernow

Board Member & Executive Director — California Coalition for Public Higher Education – Education Fund & Board Member of the California Coalition for Public Higher Education

Dan was the Executive Director of the UCLA School Management Program and, subsequently, of its successor non-profit organization, Associates in Learning & Leadership for 18 years. His professional background also includes being a secondary school history teacher, teaching at California State University, Northridge, in the Credentialing Program, and in the UCLA doctoral Educational Leadership Program; along with 32 years of diversified leadership experience with Pacific Theatres Corporation where he last served as Vice President and Assistant General Manager. Dan serves as a Board Member of the California Coalition for Public Higher Education and as a Member of the Michael D. Eisner College of Education’s Dean’s Council at California State University, Northridge. He has also served on the California State Board of Education, acting as its Legislative Committee Chairperson; on the California Curriculum Frameworks and Supplemental Materials Commission, serving a term as its Chairperson; and on the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Dan is currently the Executive Director of the non-profit Californians for Public Higher Education.