Dan Cogan-Drew

Dan Cogan-Drew

Co-Founder and Chief Academic Officer


Dan is Co-Founder and Chief Academic Officer at Newsela. Prior to co-founding Newsela in 2013 with his long-time friend Matt Gross, Dan worked for 20 years in education, starting out in Teach for America and most recently serving as Director of Digital Learning at Achievement First Public Charter Schools in Connecticut and New York. He holds degrees from Wesleyan University, Brown University, and Tufts University.

Monday, March 30th

4:15 pm
4:55 pm
K-12, Harbor Ballroom E, Harbor Tower, 2nd Level
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The marketplace for edtech is transforming in parallel with the changing demographics of today’s schools. There are more students of color, more students learning the English language, more students with learning differences, and more children living with trauma and adverse…

Tom Vander Ark, Jennifer Carolan, Dan Cogan-Drew