Dan Foreman works remotely from his home in Wilkinsburg as the Manager for Professional Learning for Digital Promise Verizon Innovative Learning Schools. Dan works closely with 100 middle schools across the country with at least a 65% free and reduced price lunch population to provide them with new and innovative instructional technology practices and professional learning to meet their students needs to include the Propel Charter School Network. Dan manages the Verizon grant that provides an iPad for every student in the accepted school with a data plan, provides ongoing in person and virtual professional learning to all teachers and administrators in the schools, and provides on going coaching and support to a full time on site instructional technology coach to provide just in time support and coaching to teachers.
Prior to joining Digital Promise Dan worked as an educational consultant traveling the country helping schools and districts implement personalized and virtual learning environments for students in rural, urban, and suburban settings. Dan worked as the Instructional Technology Coordinator for Alexandria City Public Schools where he managed a team of 16 instructional technology coaches, implemented a district wide one device per student initiative of 15,000 students, and provided district wide instructional technology professional learning initiatives centered around project based learning, Making, STEAM, Programming and Coding, and 3D Printing.
Dan started his career in education as a English teacher in Washington DC Public Schools where he taught high school English to high needs students in an urban setting.
Prior to his career in education Dan was a U.S. Marine working in Digital and Radio Communications and was deployed to Fallujah, Iraq and setup and supported all Digital and Radio Communications networks for Operation Phantom Fury Colloquially known as the Battle for Fallujah.
Dan has his Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Creative Writing from Wittenberg University, Masters of Arts in Teaching Secondary English from American University, Masters of Education in Instructional Design and Development from George Mason University, and his certification in Educational Administration and Policy from George Washington University.