Alan Rasmussen, Ed.D.
Education Support Services Group
Cell: (714) 907-3634
Dr. Alan Rasmussen has more than 40 years of experience in K-12 education, including 13 years as a superintendent. In addition to his superintendent experience, he has been an Assistant Superintendent for Personnel and Educational Services, elementary and middle school principal, and a classroom teacher.
Following undergraduate study at California State University, Northridge, Dr. Rasmussen received his master’s in teacher education from the University of Southern California and a doctoral degree from the University of La Verne. Dr. Rasmussen served as an adjunct faculty member for the University of La Verne’s doctoral program in organizational leadership.
In 2001, Dr. Rasmussen received the Gold Award from the California Teachers Association for his support of public education. In 2004, the Association of California School Administrators named him as the Superintendent of the Year for Region IX.
As one of the founding ESS consultants, Dr. Rasmussen has been working with and assisting school boards and superintendents in supporting and building leadership capacities. Areas of focus include board governance training, superintendent evaluations, goal setting, conflict resolution, leadership coaching, policy revisions, human resource audits, and executive searches. In addition, Dr. Rasmussen is a trained presenter and facilitator of interest-based bargaining and has extensive experience working with districts during negotiations.