Daniel Transformational Leadership Hanrahan
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01 Education

2005

CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY

Licensure Program: Superintendent
2002

SILVER LAKE COLLEGE

MAE: Educational Leadership
1997

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY

BA: Elementary Education

02 Certifications

2005

SUPERINTENDENT LICENSURE

Superintendent (51)
2002

ADMINISTRATIVE LICENSURE

Director of Instruction (10) | Principal (51)
1997

TEACHER LICENSURE

Elementary 1-8 (118) | Theatre (325)

04 Experiences

2010-Present

Executive Director of Innovations
  • Guide school districts, educational service agencies nationally, and WI Department of Public Instruction in Strategic Visioning and Organizational Design through Social Systems Theory methodologies
  • Facilitate systems design of work-based learning continuum for region’s largest school district and co-facilitate the Regional Career Pathways system of a consortium of school districts and technical colleges
  • Maintain astute understanding of the challenges public school districts face and facilitate innovate solutions
  • Lead redesign of CESA 6 using Social Systems Theory methodologies
  • Direct Next Generation Schools regional education initiative
  • Develop personalized learning support and implementation network
  • Provide leadership to school districts on innovative educational initiatives
  • Advise internal departments in establishing business models to create, capture and deliver value.
  • Oversee the development, marketing and sales of agency-developed web applications and direct technology services to school districts
  • Drive transformation of agency as model innovators
  • Forge synergistic business partnerships
  • Expedite internal process improvement utilizing Service Design Thinking and continuous improvement methodologies to ensure effective and efficient operations
  • Serve as adjunct-professor through Marian University, offering CESA 6 graduate courses to area educators

2007-2014

Superintendent
  • Facilitated development and implementation of the Rubicon Personalized Learning Academy
  • Established initial educator mentor program
  • Instructed staff development courses for district initial educators
  • Participated as design team member in developing Wisconsin’s alternative Educator Effectiveness model
  • Provided professional development graduate courses on instructional best practices for district faculty as Silver Lake College Adjunct-Professor
  • Initiated and guided the Board of Education on the development of policies
  • Supervised and evaluated all district employees
  • Developed teacher and student recognition programs
  • Facilitated yearly strategic planning (long/short range)
  • Oversaw fiscal planning and budgetary development
  • Implemented the Virtual Reality Education Pathfinders Program

2003-2007

Principal

 

  • Served as founding charter school principal
  • Led the development of school Mission, Vision and Core Values
  • Lobbied state legislators for support of virtual learning
  • Orchestrated administrative team of six and served as Chief Administrative Officer
  • Envisioned and facilitated Parent Development Activities
  • Spearheaded public relations, communications, and marketing plans
  • Facilitated yearly strategic planning (long/short range)

2001-2003

Elementary Unit Administrator

 

  • Co-developed an evaluation instrument based on the four domains of effective instruction
  • Trained directly with Dr. Jane E. Pollock, Classroom Instruction That Works, in implementing researched-based instructional strategies and developing standards and benchmarks
  • Originated the restructuring of the special education department into a cross-categorical model 

2000-2001

Principal / Director

 

  • Instructed several staff development courses to enhance instruction
  • Created grade-specific standards-based curriculum guides
  • Developed school marketing and public relations plan which led to a 100% increase in student enrollment in its first year
  • Oversaw annual Archdiocese of Milwaukee Wisconsin Religious and Independent School accreditation
  • Member of Archdiocese of Milwaukee Accreditation Team

1997-2000

Teacher

 

  • Facilitated development and implementation of the Rubicon Personalized Learning Academy
  • Established initial educator mentor program
  • Instructed staff development courses for district initial educators
  • Provided professional development graduate courses on instructional best practices for district faculty as Silver Lake College Adjunct-Professor
  • Initiated and guided the Board of Education on the development of policies
  • Supervised and evaluated all district employees
  • Developed teacher and student recognition programs
  • Facilitated yearly strategic planning (long/short range)
  • Oversaw fiscal planning and budgetary development
  • Implemented the Virtual Reality Education Pathfinders Program

05 University Adjunct Experience

2014-Present

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR
  • Next Generation Teaching and Learning III
  • Using Video Tools in the Classroom
  • Next Generation Teaching and Learning II
  • Using Google Drive Effectively
  • Google Apps for Education
  • Flipping or Blending Your Classroom
  • Next Generation Teaching and Learning I

2009-2014

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR

 

  • Teaching Digital Natives
  • DRIVE: Internal and External Motivation for Learners
  • Advanced Applications for the SMART Board
  • Rigor and Relevance in the Classroom

06 Presentations

Creating a Regional Network of Personalized Learning Implementers

Presenter, NextGeneration Schools Annual Symposium

2015

The 1:1 Roadmap for Success

Panelist, Research Institute Conference / Making Learning Personal: An Exploration by the Numbers

2015

Meeting State Mandates In a Charter School Environment

Presenter, Wisconsin Innovative Schools Network Annual Conference

2014

Next Generation Schools, the Future is Now

Keynote, Next Generation Schools Annual Symposium

2014

Moving Beyond Face-to-Face Training and Support

Presenter, Association of Educational Service Agencies National Conference

2013

What To Do When Strategic Planning Is Not Enough

Presenter, Association of Educational Service Agencies National Conference

2013

Google Apps: Effective Digital Tools

Presenter, Association of Educational Service Agencies National Conference

2012

60 Apps in 60 Minutes

Presenter, AppFest Annual Conference

2012

Communicate, Collaborate, and Create with Google Apps for Education

Presenter, Wisconsin Educational Media and Technology Association Annual Conference

2012

Effective Digital Tools for Instruction and Collaboration

Presenter, Wisconsin Association of School Boards / Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators / Wisconsin Association of Business Officials Annual Joint Convention

2012

Collaborating Across the Country: Implementing the National Education Technology Plan

Presenter, Association of Educational Service Agencies National Conference

2011

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