As a policy associate for Advance CTE, Dan works on a number of different projects related to state policy, including supporting project teams for the Global Career Readiness Initiative and the updating of the National Career Clusters Framework. He also assists with the Area Technical Centers Project, updating of state fact sheets and the tracking of state legislation affecting CTE.
Dan originally hails from eastern Pennsylvania. After gaining undergraduate degrees in Middle Grades Education and Communication Studies from West Chester University of Pennsylvania outside Philadelphia, he moved to rural Ohio to facilitate federal grants and run academic enrichment programs for a local school district. Moving back to the East Coast in 2017, Dan received his Masters in Education Policy Studies from the George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development. Before joining Advance CTE, Dan worked doing career and workforce development advising for undergraduate students.