Alan Klein, Dean
Alan Klein has worked in a variety of public and private settings as a consultant, coach, trainer, facilitator, administrator, and teacher. He specializes in the areas of leadership development, inclusive workplaces, team-building, change management, and communication. He also provides organizations with support and facilitation in the use of large group methodologies such as SimuReal, Future Search, and Open Space Technology. He was elected to membership in the NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science in 1998, served two terms on the NTL Board of Directors, and currently serves as Steward of NTL’s Core Programs.
Alan specializes in developing and implementing diversity and inclusion as business enablers. He has directed execution of projects and provided group and individual coaching that resulted in awards for diversity and inclusion programs and achievements for his corporate clients. He uses proven processes to analyze and synthesize qualitative and quantitative data to diagnose and evaluate organizational conditions to generate measurable, results-oriented recommendations for improved recruiting, retention, management, development, communications, and cultural programs, practices, and processes. His passion is developing strategic, tactical, and implementation plans for workforce and workplace program, practice, and process effectiveness consistent with organization’s mission and within organization’s capacity for implementation.
Alan co-founded the Deliberate Positive Self-Image Development Project in Ann Arbor Michigan, which focused on developing communications and interpersonal skills among at-risk youth. He co-founded The Highland School, a rural-based educational institution serving Appalachian youth as well as students from around the country. A member of the National Organization Development Network and the Chesapeake Bay Organization Development Network, he served two terms on the CBODN Board of Directors as Communications Chair. He has been a staff member of the Fellows Program in Change Management and Applied Behavioral Science at The Johns Hopkins University and is currently an adjunct associate professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies in their Masters in Psychotherapy program as well as a Learning Community Facilitator for the MSOD program at American University.