Alan T. Olkes has a long and distinguished career in education that spans more than 55 years. In addition to teaching and serving as principal at the elementary, middle and high school levels, Alan held a variety of senior level positions in curriculum, technology and personnel services for the Miami Dade County Public School District where he also served as Superintendent of Schools.
Alan co-founded Chancellor Academies 1999. He served in a senior level capacity with Chancellor Beacon Academies and continued to do so with Imagine Schools as Executive Vice President prior to assuming his current position. He holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Miami, a Master of Education from Florida Atlantic University and further post-graduate studies from the University of Miami.