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About Dana Van Deinse
Dana Van Deinse is currently the Senior Director of Partnerships and Online Programming at the Arizona Autism Charter School.  She earned a Masters of Education in educational leadership from Northern Arizona University.  She has served as an administrator, teacher, board president, community member and parent in the Arizona school systems for more than 20 years.  Having spent many years working in the corporate banking industry, she earned her Post-Bac degree from Arizona State University and became a middle school math teacher for seven years. After earning a Master’s of Education in educational leadership from Northern Arizona University, she moved into a head of school position with an Arizona online high school where she built programming to annually serve more than 20,000 students online. She served on the team with Cognia that developed the accreditation quality benchmarks for educational corporations and digital learning schools. She most recently served as the executive director of partnership development with Arizona State University’s online high school, ASU Prep Digital and is also the co-founder of Grand Key Education, an education company that provides social emotional training for youth.