Nathan Lang-Raad, EdD, is a speaker, author, and professional-learning facilitator. He is currently serving as an education strategist for CDW. Before joining CDW, he was a national consultant with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. He has been a director of elementary curriculum and instruction for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, a high school science teacher, elementary assistant principal, high school assistant principal, university adjunct professor, and an education supervisor at the NASA-Johnson Space Center.
Dr. Lang-Raad’s primary work is supporting educators as they look for solutions to shift instructional pedagogy in the classroom to meet the demands of an innovative workforce. He is the co-founder of the BAM Education Award–nominated #LeadUpChat, an educational leadership professional learning network (PLN) via Twitter. He is also the co-founder of #divergED, a Twitter chat focused on divergent thinking and innovations in education. He is a Google Certified Educator, 2016 Apple Teacher, and had the opportunity to fly on the NASA C-9 Weightless Jet.
He received his BA in general science-chemistry from Harding University, his MEd in administration and supervision from the University of Houston-Victoria, and his EdD in learning organizations and strategic change from David Lipscomb University.
Connect with Nathan on Twitter @nalang1.