Ana Teresa Dahan


Tommy ChangWith two decades of experience in Los Angeles local government, education, non-profit management and politics, Ana Teresa Dahan joins Great Public Schools Now as the Senior Director, Policy, Advocacy and Communications.

She has worked at all levels of management at the Los Angeles Unified School District and was responsible for the implementation of Proposition 39 and the Public School Choice Resolution. She was also a founding staff member of the California Charter Schools Association. In 2014, she was a pivotal member of the campaign that elected City of Los Angeles Council President Nury Martinez. She previously served as Mayor Eric Garcetti's sole appointee on the City of Los Angeles Ethics Commission and currently serves on the City of Los Angeles Commission on the Status of Women.

Ana Teresa is a K-12 graduate of the Los Angeles Unified School district, received her bachelors of science in political science from UCLA and her law degree from Loyola Law School.