Quinnipiac University
Anne M. Dichele

Dean of the School of Education

Anne Dichele earned her bachelor's degree in elementary education from Northeastern University, her master of education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and her PhD from the University of Connecticut.

Dichele has worked as a public school reading clinician and instructional consultant, taught at the University of Bridgeport, Fairfield University and the University of New Haven, and served as director of academic development at Albertus Magnus College. She joined the Quinnipiac faculty in 1999 and was named director of the Master of Arts in Teaching program for elementary education in 2000. In 2013, Dichele was named full director of the MAT program, overseeing all aspects of the elementary and secondary education program. She was appointed interim dean of the School of Education in 2016 and then dean in 2017.

Dr. Dichele is one of the founders of the Side By Side Charter School, one of Connecticut's first state-funded charter schools, where she served as chairperson of the board of directors for the school. Her scholarship has appeared in numerous journals and publications. Her first book of original poetry, "Waiting for Wisdom,” was published in 2013. A second book of poetry, "Ankle Deep and Drowning," was published in 2015.


  • BS, Northeastern University
  • ED.M., Harvard University
  • PHD, University of Connecticut


  • Education

Office Location

  • School of Law and Education 185M

Mail Drop

  • NH-SOE