PRESIDENT AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Dan has dedicated his career to making an impact on the lives of young children and their families. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Boston University, and a Master’s Degree in Child Studies from Vanderbilt University’s esteemed Peabody College. After teaching in New York, Boston and Nashville, Dan moved to Tampa Bay to run a large, nonprofit preschool.
In addition to children, Dan has a passion for helping others in the field. He has worked as a trainer for the ELC of Pinellas, presented on a number of Early Childhood topics at state and national conferences, and taught college courses on Early Childhood Curriculum and Instruction. Additionally, he volunteers his time in the Child Life department at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St Petersburg, FL. Dan recently developed a non-profit program called "Who's the Man?!" that helps new dads bond with their babies. He has also designed curriculum to increase quality and diversity in the ECE workforce, as well as one to help children learn science and nutrition through gardening. Dan has been a CEIM since 2015.