Aman Dhanda is Director of Educator Engagement at ASCD. In her role, Dhanda works with educators and educator-facing organizations to promote the success of each child. A substantial portion of her work revolves around Teach to Lead, an initiative to advance student outcomes by expanding opportunities for teacher leadership, particularly those that allow teachers to stay in the classroom.
Previously, Dhanda served as a special assistant and teaching ambassador fellow in the Office of the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education. She contributed to the Department's efforts to engage educators and address the needs of all students, particularly English language learners. Prior to her work in Washington, D.C., Dhanda was a Title I elementary school teacher for 10 years in Woodland, California.
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