Alan Knoblach

Graduate Teaching Lecturer, Educational Leadership



Alan is the Director of the International School of Dakar in Senegal, West Africa. He started his teaching career as a special educator in New Hampshire and Maine, and has 19 years experience as a classroom teacher and administrator in international schools, working in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Alan has taught and been an administrator at the elementary and secondary levels.

Degrees and Education

  • EdD, Argosy University
  • CAGS, MEd, Plymouth State University
  • BS, Boston University

Research Interests

  • Entrepreneurship in Education
  • Human Behavior
  • Brain Research
  • Gender Based Education
  • Information Technology

Recent Publications and Presentatations

  • EARCOS Administrator Workshop Presenter – “How to Deal with Difficult Teachers”; “Boys and Girls Learn Differently”; “Statistics You Can Use”; “Walkthrough Observations”
  • IBO Conference of the Americas – “Can You Predict a Student’s IB Results Before They Enter the Diploma Program?”
  • FCIS Workshop Presenter – “Boys and Girls Learn Differently”
  • NE/SA Workshop Presenter – “Success for All: How to help the Limited English Proficient student learn in the regular classroom”; “How to Turn Parent Conflict into Opportunity”; “Error Analysis: Using Writing to Learn Mathematics”
  • SEATCCO Workshop Presenter – “Go Beyond the Book: Innovative instructional assessment techniques for math”
  • ASIA Workshop Presenter – “Investigative Units: Student-centered project approach for elementary and middle grades”

Courses Taught

  • ED 5000 Social Psychology in a Diverse Society