Allan Porowski is an expert in the design and conduct of comprehensive mixed-method evaluations. He is the Co-Principal Investigator of the Drug Free Communities National Evaluation of efforts by more than 700 community coalitions to prevent substance use. He leads ICF’s subcontract on the What Works Clearinghouse and is Principal Investigator for the Texas Best Practices Clearinghouse.
He has served as Technical Director for the national evaluation of Communities In Schools (CIS), the nation’s largest dropout prevention program. He has led technical aspects of other dropout prevention evaluations, including the Collaborative Dropout Reduction Pilot Program in Texas, Performance Learning Centers in Georgia, and CIS of Texas.
He has a bachelor’s degree in Policy Analysis from Cornell University and an M.P.A. from American University.