George Lucas Educational Foundation

Dan Callahan

Dan Callahan is an award-winning educator in professional development and instructional technology. He currently works as a Training & Professional Learning Specialist for the Massachusetts Teachers Association, where he creates professional learning experiences for its 113,000 members. He also teaches as an adjunct faculty member at Antioch University New England, where he designed the curriculum for the Educational Technology Graduate Program for working teachers. A co-founder of the Edcamp movement of unconferences, Dan served as the first Chair of the Board of Directors for the Edcamp Foundation. Dan previously taught in Upper Darby School District, PA, as a Special Educator, and Burlington Public Schools, MA, as an Instructional Technology Specialist. He has lead dozens of workshops at conferences including ISTE, AASL, ATIA, NWP Annual Meeting, EduCon, and many regional conferences. Dan was honored with an Impact Award by the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences in 2013, the MassCUE Pathfinder Award in 2014, and as an ASCD Emerging Leader in 2015. He blogs at and tweets as @dancallahan.

Areas of Interest: 
professional development

User Activity

Posted discussion Induction Programs Need to Be Better

2 years 4 months ago to New Teachers

Posted discussion What's the Best Lesson You Taught This Year?

2 years 5 months ago to Lesson Plans

Posted discussion A Balanced Professional Development Diet

2 years 8 months ago to Professional Development

Posted discussion Is #edtech delivering on its promise?

2 years 10 months ago to Technology Integration

Posted discussion Professional Thankfulness

2 years 12 months ago to Community Bulletin Board

Posted discussion What It's Like Leaving the Classroom

3 years 3 months ago to Community Bulletin Board


Topic Technology Integration
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Topic Professional Development
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Topic Edcamps
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Topic 1:1 Implementation
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