Dr. Allen Grant is an education change agent with a wide variety of experiences in K-12 and higher education. He has taught kindergarten, worked as a language instructor in Spain, and has held a plethora of leadership positions across K-12 and higher education. He is the past Director of the Louisiana Virtual School and was a policy expert and grants coordinator for the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Grant joined Drexel in 2010 and is the Academic Head of the Department Policy, Organization and Leadership for the School of Education. He is the past Director of the EdD Online and EdD Philadelphia programs, as well as the past Director of the Educational Administration Program. He is a Drexel Online Learning Council Fellow, a Drexel Assessment Fellow and a Quality Matters Master Reviewer. His research interests center on emerging technologies, leadership development, community school models and most anything dealing with K-12 virtual schooling.
Dr. Grant is an avid fisherman-streams, ponds, lakes, bays or oceans. It really doesn’t matter. He splits his time between Springfield (Delco), PA and Susquehanna County, PA where he resides with his wife, two kids, two cats and a pair of very spoiled dogs.