Associations-California Charter Schools.
Dan is the Deputy Chief Operating Officer for the California Charter Schools Association, which currently oversees 1,300 charter schools.
Dan has a Doctorate in Education Leadership, a Graduate Certificate in Public Policy, and a Master in Public Administration, all from USC.
He was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is fluent in four languages: English, Portuguese, French and Spanish. He and wife Nicole moved to San Diego after she received a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to open a new group of charter schools, the Thrive Public Schools.
Trevor Blair, Andy Liska and Daniel Amaro were his sponsors.