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Daniel Schecter

Daniel Schecter, American federal government executive. Recipient graduate Fellshp. in Historical Archaeology, Smithsonian Institute, 1974, W.M.A. Jump award for Public Service, W.M.A. Jump Member Foundation, 1987, Graduate Teaching Fellshp., George Washington University, 1974.


  • Schecter, Daniel was born on July 7, 1950 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Sidney and Edith Schecter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin, 1972. Master of Arts, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, 1974.


    • Director Fund for the Improvement & Reform of Schools & Teaching, United States Department of Education, Washington, District of Columbia, 1988-1989. Staff director, office of planning budget & evaluation United States Department of Education, 1985-1989. Assistant deputy director Office of National Drug Control Policy, 1989-1997, deputy director Washington, 1997-1999.

      Eval. officer National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington District of Columbia, 1972-1985.


    • Co-author: Schools Without Drugs (book), 1985, Understanding Drug Prevention (book), 1992. Editor, contributor To Reclaim a Legacy (book), 1985.



    Tennis, hiking.


    • Married Karen Ann Finan, November 21, 1981. One child: Sara Annual.
    • father: Sidney Schecter
    • mother: Edith Schecter
    • spouse: Karen Ann Finan
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