Daniel W. Schultz (EPFP 76-77)
Dan Schultz is Senior Policy and Program Advisor for the Office of K-12 Outreach in the College of Education at Michigan State University. He also provides leadership for the College’s Fellowship for Enhancing Global Understanding China Program, a faculty and doctoral student study abroad program, and develops and leads MSU-sponsored study tours to the United Kingdom, Botswana and China. His background includes executive leadership and policy roles in state government in Michigan, where he was Assistant State Superintendent and Director of Technology and Grants for the Michigan Department of Education and the State Board of Education. He holds academic degrees in economics and education administration, and for over 30 years has led the Michigan Education Policy Fellowship Program. His experience includes service as an elected trustee on a community school district’s board of education. Dan is the recipient of the Institute for Educational Leadership's National Leadership Award, the MSU College of Education Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumni Award and the 2014 International Friendship Award from the Faculty of Education at Southwest University in Chongqing China.
Brian Boggs (EPFP 12-13)
Outreach Specialist, Academic
Brian Boggs serves as outreach specialist in the Office of K-12 Outreach in the College of Education at Michigan State University. His area of expertise is policy development and analysis in the areas of school reform and holds a dual major Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Administration from MSU. In addition, Brian holds a special certification in urban education from MSU and is a graduate of the Michigan Educational Policy Fellowship Program (2012-13). Brian has served as a high school English teacher and central office administrator. With a bachelor’s degree in English and history and his master’s degree in English language and literature, he has taught college rhetoric and critical writing courses at the University of Michigan – Flint. He has written extensively on the subject of organizational and instructional complexity. His research interests include organizational theory, policy making, sociology of education, experimental design, school improvement, and the history and politics of U.S. education. Brian has studied urban school education in U.K. He serves as an elected official in a local unit of government.
Bryan Beverly (EPFP 13-14)
Bryan Beverly is a lifelong Michigan resident, and takes pride in the quality of education he received in public schools and is passionate about providing similar impactful experiences with students in today’s urban schools. Mr. Beverly is a 4th Year Educational Policy PhD student at Michigan State University, an alum of Michigan's Educational Policy Fellowship Program, and a member of the Lansing Board of Education. In addition, he’s also a Graduate Assistant with the College of Education’s Office of K-12 Outreach – where his work is centered on school turnaround efforts and instructional leadership. Prior to returning to MSU for his PhD, Mr. Beverly worked as an education consultant for the KRA Corporation and the Lansing School District. His other professional experiences include work with the President’s Council of State Universities, Michigan; the State of Michigan, Office of the Governor; GEAR-UP, MSU; and the Michigan Association of Counties. Mr. Beverly holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Anthropology from Olivet College and a master’s degree in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education Administration from Michigan State University.