David Keeling

Guest Blogger

Founding Partner, EdNavigator

Chicago, Illinois

David Keeling is a founding partner of the nonprofit organization EdNavigator and has 15 years of experience in strategic communications and public education.

Over the last decade and a half, David’s words have appeared in teacher recruitment ads in the New York City subway, in news outlets from Education Week to The New York Times and in the remarks and messages of some of the nation’s most prominent education leaders.

Before EdNavigator, he served for six years as vice president of communications for TNTP, leading the organization’s communications, marketing and publications strategy and advising TNTP staff, state education agencies and urban school systems nationwide on communicating with teachers, parents, school leaders, and other stakeholders.

David holds a BA in English from Middlebury College and lives with his wife and two children in Chicago.

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Posted July 18, 2016

California Families Need Clear School Quality Reports, Not a Rubik’s Cube

California is currently revamping its school quality reports, moving away from abstract, numerical values of school quality to a set…

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