Dr. Nathan D. Lang is a K-12 education strategist at CDW·G, a leading provider of technology solutions and services to education, government and healthcare. As a former teacher, building administrator, and district curriculum director, Nathan partners with district and school leadership teams to ensure they are leveraging technology to advance learning in the classroom. Nathan supports educators as they are implementing solutions to shift instructional pedagogy in the classroom, to meet the demands of an innovative workforce.
In addition to supporting district initiatives, he speaks at both local and national professional conferences. He is the co-founder of Bammy 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, Microsoft Innovative Educator, 2016 Apple Teacher, and had the opportunity to fly on the NASA C-9 Weightless Jet.
Before joining CDW, he was a National Consultant with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Additionally, he was the Director of Elementary Curriculum and Instruction for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, and has been a high school science teacher, elementary assistant principal, high school assistant principal, university adjunct professor, and was an Education Supervisor at the NASA-Johnson Space Center.
He received his B.A. in General Science-Chemistry from Harding University, his M.Ed. Administration and Supervision from the University of Houston-Victoria and his Ed.D. Learning Organizations and Strategic Change from David Lipscomb University.
Connect w/ Nathan on Twitter @nalang1. He publishes his blogs on nathandlang.com and on medium/com@nalang1. His blogs have been featured on EdTech K-12, Corwin Connect, Ed Week, and Solution Tree.
“The Protocol” is the personal blog of Nathan D. Lang, Ed.D. Here I will share my thoughts on learning and leadership in an effort to challenge the status quo and shift education paradigms. The opinions expressed here represent my own.