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Mark Danforth

PenPal Schools
Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer
Austin, TX
Mark Danforth is the co-founder and Chief Learning Officer at PenPal Schools, an organization that connects students from 150 countries to learn together through collaborative online projects. Before joining PenPal Schools, Mark spent six years in public education where he served students and families in Oakland, California as a classroom teacher, instructional coach, and school leader. Mark holds a Master’s in Education from the University of San Francisco where he specialized in curriculum design.