Dr. Nathan D. Lang-Raad is a speaker, author, and professional learning facilitator. He is the Chief Education Officer at WeVideo. Throughout his career, he has served as a teacher, assistant principal, university adjunct professor, consultant, and education strategist. He was director of elementary curriculum and instruction for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, as well as education supervisor at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. He speaks at both local and national professional conferences and is the cofounder of Bammy Award-nominated #LeadUpChat, an educational leadership professional learning network (PLN) on Twitter. Nathan is also the cofounder of #divergED, a Twitter chat focused on divergent thinking and innovations in education. He is a Google Certified Educator, Microsoft Innovative Educator, and 2016 Apple Teacher, serves on the board of the Student Voice Foundation, and serves on the International Literacy Association Task Force.
Nathan is the author of Everyday Instructional Coaching and is currently co-authoring a book with Robert J. Marzano on the new art and science of teaching mathematics.
He has written several blog posts that have been featured on the EdTech K-12, Corwin Connect, Education Week, K-12 Blueprint, and Solution Tree websites.
Nathan Lang-Raad received a bachelor of arts degree in general science-chemistry from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, a master of education degree in administration and supervision from the University of Houston-Victoria, and a doctorate of education degree in learning organizations and strategic change from David Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee.
He resides with his husband, Herbie Raad, in sunny San Francisco, California.
To learn more about Nathan’s work, visit nathandlang.com or follow him on Twitter @drlangraad.
Nathan Lang-Raad Show Highlights:
- Nathan’s new book: Everyday Instructional Coaching
- The 7 drivers of effective instructional coaching
- Tackling the misconceptions of collaboration
- Building meetings for introverts and extroverts to thrive
- Advice Nathan offers for principals who play both the evaluator and coach
- Nathan’s BIG “Why” for his work
- The power of video in the classroom
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