We are proud to introduce Dan Simon as the newest member of the ACC Team! He is incredibly enthusiastic to begin helping our clients gain admission to the college of their dreams. Learn more about Dan below:
Dan has been an educator for over 25 years, serving in educational leadership roles for nearly 20 of those years, in a wide variety of school environments. After starting his career as a mathematics teacher, coach, and advisor, he rapidly ascended to school and district leadership roles, including 15 years as a High School Principal and Superintendent. Under Dan’s tenure as Principal of High Technology High School, the school rose to the #1 rank of US high schools (according to US News & World Report). During Dan’s time at HTHS, he worked closely with counselors, parents, and students to help shape their journeys to the world’s premier colleges and universities, including Harvard, MIT, Princeton and more.
Dan’s outstanding communication skills and ability to create strong school community relationships are his greatest quality as an educational leader. Student and parent voice is a top priority, supported by his personalized focus on the needs of each individual student, with unique talents and potential. His leadership model is characterized by positivity, collaboration, and servitude, which inspires colleagues and students alike to challenge themselves and aspire for greatness.
Dan continues to share his expertise as an adjunct professor in mathematics and education for numerous colleges and universities as well as SAT preparation. His ability to forge coaching and mentoring relationships result in successful attainment of personal goals, both in academic and professional advancement. Many former students are currently serving in educational leadership roles and maintain contact with Dan for continued encouragement and inspiration. Dan is also a proud father of three college graduates, with three more on a similar path to success, each following their own unique, personalized path.