Ariel Dolowich has taught on both the east and west coasts and is excited to bring his passion for teaching and learning to Newark. For the past 12 years in the Bay Area, he has served as a site instructional coach and an administrator at both the middle and high school levels. Mr. Dolowich also coaches new principals through ACOE’s leadership development program and places an emphasis on fostering school culture through collaborative partnerships. As Director of Teaching and Learning, Mr. Dolowich supports principals and schools with an authentic cycle of inquiry model focused on student achievement. Mr. Dolowich provides professional development for teachers and school leaders, oversees the analysis and reporting of state and local programs, coordinates the adoption and implementation of new curriculum, works collaboratively with district committees on report cards and curriculum and assessment matters, updates School Accountability Report Cards (SARC’s), and supports the development of School Plans for Student Achievement (SPSA’s). Mr. Dolowich holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the University of California, Davis and Masters of Arts Degrees from Johns Hopkins University and the University of California, Berkeley.