Our Faculty

Doug Knecht

Dean of Children's Programs & Head of School

From 2014-2020, Doug (He/Him/His) served as the founding Vice President of the Bank Street Education Center, where he led school system improvement partnerships with district and school leaders across the country, leveraging Bank Street’s expertise in adult learning and child development to connect central offices, school communities and classrooms for more ambitious and equitable instruction at scale.

Doug says he “is passionate about engaging fully in the exchange of ideas to seek deeper truths, in the joy of music and the arts, and in the everyday fulfillment of spending time with those you love and those who love you most.”

Educational Background

Princeton University, BA, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Harvard Graduate School of Education, Ed.M.