Paul Dickin is CEO and Senior Consultant with Cope & Associates, Inc. Paul has expertise in change management, facilitation of systems change initiatives, executive coaching, strategic planning, board development, professional development systems, and programmatic services development. Prior to joining Cope & Associates, Inc., Paul gained extensive leadership experience in social services and 7-16 education, including the development and mobilization of Vermont Act 176 that created alternate pathways for high school students to earn a high school credential. Paul also has experience leading significant change management processes in for-profit and non-profit organizations, including as Executive Director of a developmental and dual diagnosis specialized service agency in Vermont during the introduction of HIPAA regulations.
Paul earned a Master of Education through Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont; he earned a Bachelor of Science in Organization Development and Economics through University College, Cardiff, in Wales (UK). He is certified in change management through ProSci and a range of assessment tools. Paul resides in Williston, Vermont with his wife, Susie and their five children.