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L. Daneen Keaton

Founder & Executive Director
Lead Liberated

L. Daneen Keaton founded Lead Liberated in 2021. She previously worked as a coach and facilitator at the National Equity Project, and as the principal of Cesar Chavez Public Charter School Capitol Hill Campus in Washington D.C. where she led the school in transforming its grading practices and improving school culture, resulting in the largest graduating class in school history. Prior to this, she was a founding teacher and leader in two Bay Area high schools. Daneen holds a BA in secondary mathematics education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MA in Educational Leadership from CalState Hayward. She is a member of the New Leaders 2008 cohort. Most of what she has learned comes from listening to and collaborating with students, families, teachers, and colleagues.

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Events featuring L. Daneen Keaton
Events featuring L. Daneen Keaton