Daniel Hoffman, PhD
Daniel Hoffman, PhD, former Assistant Superintendent in Reynoldsburg City Schools, former Executive Director of the Ohio Center for School Reform, and a founding member of The Metro High School, has joined EDWorks on a consulting basis as National Director, STEMLab. In addition to his work at EDWorks, Dan holds consulting roles for Reynoldsburg City Schools and The Ohio State University's School of Educational Policy and Leadership (Principal-in-Residence) where he received his doctoral degree. His responsibilities at Reynoldsburg City Schools included the development of a K-12 STEM initiative. A small STEM high school opened in 2010, followed by the opening of a K-4 STEM school in 2011 and a 5-8 STEM school in 2012. Dan's reach extends throughout central Ohio as he serves a coordinating role for the Central Ohio Hub of the Ohio STEM Learning Network.
Dan served as the founding leader of the Ohio Center for Essential Schools. While working at Ohio CES, he led the planning team for Metro High School, a small STEM school located on west campus on The Ohio State University. The school is open to children of all abilities with a commitment to equity and democracy that is a source of pride. Dan began his career as a middle school teacher and spent 28 years as a teacher, coach and school administrator.