Dan Morris HeadshotDan Morris has over 38 years of experience in public education. He spent over 15 years in the classroom as a high school math teacher and has served in numerous appointed and elected positions working on issues related to education including six years as president of the Colorado Education Association. He served as the program officer for the US WEST Foundation overseeing the US WEST Teacher Network project to provide laptops, access, and training in integrating telecommunication technologies into the classroom to over 4000 classroom teachers. Dan assisted the Education Commission of the States with its agenda entitled “Harnessing Technology for Teaching and Learning and served as chairperson of Colorado NetDays.

Dan created and delivered online classes through the National School Boards Association Online Learning Center including the following titles: Strategies to Support Teachers to Effectively Integrate Technology, and Improving School Board Decision Making: The Data Connection. He is an online facilitator, trainer, and presenter for a number International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) staff development projects and conferences working with K-12 administrators and teachers. He is also a Senior Trainer for the Intel Education program and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Denver and created and delivered a class called “Educational Leadership in a Digital Age” which is part of the university’s graduate outreach program for professional educators.

In his current positions as a consultant, director at the Colorado Teaching, Learning, and Technology (CTLT) group at the University of Colorado Denver, and most recently director of Information Technology and Educational Services for the Academy School District in Colorado Springs he is an administrator, staff developer, presenter and trainer working with school districts, state departments of education, and practicing teachers and administrators in Colorado and across the nation.