About

About

Chess in Schools brings together a talented team with a shared passion for developing children’s critical thinking, learning, and life skills through chess. The team brings together a blend of  expertise in education, chess training, technology, and management.

Our Team

Neil Dietsch
Neil Dietsch
Managing Director
Jerry Nash
Jerry Nash
National Chess Education Consultant
Nancy Johnson
Nancy Johnson
Operations Manager, Education Consultant

Other Governance

Members of the Alabama Chess Federation Executive Board fill the following roles: Financial Officer, Audit Committee, Public Relations and act as the CIS Board of Directors. The Alabama State Department of Education also provides program oversight for the Alabama Chess in Schools program. In addition, input is regularly solicited from educators involved in Chess in Schools.