Alan J. Ingram, Ed.D.

Senior Advisor

In his role as Senior Advisor at the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP), Alan directs the organization’s efforts in leadership development programming including oversight of NCCEP’s Superintendent Leadership Institute. Alan brings a wealth of experience to this role having been a proven leader at the highest levels in Pre-K through 20 education.

Most recently, he served for three years as Deputy Commissioner at the state education agency in Massachusetts where he provided executive level leadership to the Commissioner and Chairman of the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education on all policy matters related to advancing the Commonwealth's education agenda to prepare all public school students for success in college, career and life.

Previously, Dr. Ingram served for four years as Superintendent of Public Schools in Springfield, Massachusetts, a district serving nearly 26,000 students in 44 schools. He has also provided program leadership in a variety of roles at the district-level, to include Executive Director of GEAR UP for Oklahoma City Public Schools, serving a dual cohort of over 5,000 students and their parents, across a variety of project sites, including high schools and alternative education programs, in partnership with 7 higher education institutions, a career technology center and community agencies.

Prior to transitioning to public education, Dr. Ingram served in the U.S. Air Force for over 22 years, where he attained the rank of Chief Master Sergeant, a rank to which only 1 percent of enlisted officers ascend.  He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland University College, a Master of Arts from Webster University and a Doctor of Education in Education Administration, Curriculum and Supervision from the University of Oklahoma.

Dr. Ingram is sought as a presenter at state and national conferences and is also a 2007 Broad Superintendents Academy Fellow.


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