Our Children, Our Families Council Members
Special Assistant to the Superintendent for the African American Achievement & Leadership Initiative
San Francisco Unified School District
As Special Assistant to the Superintendent for the African American Achievement & Leadership Initiative (AAALI), Landon aides San Francisco Unified School District staff with implementing the goals of the district’s AAALI Plan and works with city and community partners to implement President Obama’s initiative, My Brother and Sister’s Keeper: a program strives to ensure that all youth, including boys and young men of color, have opportunities to improve their life outcomes and overcome barriers to success.
Prior to joining SFUSD, he served as an advisor to Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino and as the Interim Education Advisor to Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. In these roles, Dickey advised the mayors on issues including standardized testing policy, education technology, school facilities management, and high school reform.
Mr. Dickey has a Master of Science in Education from Hunter College and a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Government from Harvard University and earned a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, where he was also co-president of the Harbus Foundation, the only MBA-led foundation in the country.