SOURCE: Center for Digital Education

Center for Digital Education

June 26, 2017 10:28 ET

Dallas Dance Named Newest Senior Fellow for Center for Digital Education

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwired - June 26, 2017) - The Center for Digital Education (CDE) is pleased to announce that Dr. Dallas Dance, former Superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, will join CDE's distinguished group of Senior Fellows.

CDE Senior Fellows are experienced and respected state and local government practitioners and scholars who have demonstrated records of success in support of public service. Sharing their expertise, they write papers, speak at events, moderate webinars and advise both the public and private sector through specific CDE projects and programs.

CDE is thrilled to add Dr. Dance's experience and enthusiasm in our community and welcomes him to our Senior Fellows cohort.

About Dr. Dallas Dance
Superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools since 2012, S. Dallas Dance leads the instruction of more than 111,000 students in 175 schools, centers and programs, and the work of more than 21,000 employees. Dr. Dance aims to graduate every student globally competitive with a bold strategic plan, Blueprint 2.0: Our Way Forward, targeting academics, safety and security, communication and organizational effectiveness. Fundamental shifts in teaching and learning include Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.), a multi‐year instructional digital conversion, and the Passport Program, an expansion of world language instruction into elementary grades.

A noted speaker on equity and using digital learning to increase opportunity, Dr. Dance was appointed to President Obama's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. He is a White House Connected Educator Champion of Change, and was chosen to serve on the executive committee of AASA, the School Superintendents Association, as well as the board of directors of the International Society for Technology in Education. Previously, Dr. Dance served as one of three chief school officers in the Houston Independent School District, the seventh largest school system in the nation, and served in executive leadership positions in Virginia. Dr. Dance earned doctorate and master's degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University and a bachelor's degree from Virginia Union University.

About the Center for Digital Education
The Center for Digital Education is a national research and advisory institute specializing in K-12 and higher education technology trends, policy and funding. CDE provides education and industry leaders with decision support and actionable insights to help effectively incorporate new technologies in the 21st century. Learn more at: www.centerdigitaled.com

CDE is a division of e.Republic, the nation's only media and research company focused exclusively on state and local government and education.

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