• Dr. Romain Dallemand has demonstrated his commitment to education by serving public education as a teacher, a counselor, an assistant principal, a principal, the director of pupil personnel, an assistant superintendent with Hartford Public Schools in Connecticut and most recently Superintendent in Rochester, Minnesota.
• Dr. Dallemand holds a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Sarasota, now known as Argosy University in Sarasota, Florida; a master’s degree in learning disabilities and emotional disorders from the University of Miami; a master’s degree in mental health counseling from the Carlos Albizu University in Miami, Florida; and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Mid-America Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas.
• Dr. Dallemand has studied the opportunity gap for more than eight years. He has a long history of working with school districts and communities to close opportunity gap and address disparities in achievement between student groups.
• He is interested in this work because of his strong commitment to preparing all students for the 21st century and a multiethnic, global economy.
• He also serves as a national speaker on Closing the Opportunity Gap and was one of 23 to edit the National Core Standards.
• He is married and the proud father of two children.