As the Chief Education Officer at WeVideo, Nathan works with K-12 leadership across the nation to ensure our schools are implementing creative solutions to shift instructional pedagogy in the classroom, to meet the demands of an innovative workforce. Nathan comes to WeVideo with a strong background in education, serving in various roles- as a former teacher, building administrator, and district curriculum director. Leveraging his expertise, he will provide thought leadership to support creativity and collaboration for students and teachers. He believes every student should have the opportunity to find their voice and grow as a learner in the process.
He speaks at both local and national professional conferences. He is the co-founder of Bammy nominated #LeadUpChat, an educational leadership professional learning network (PLN) via Twitter. He is also the co-founder of #divergED, a Twitter chat focused on divergent thinking and innovations in education. He is a Google Certified Educator, Microsoft Innovative Educator, 2016 Apple Teacher, serves on the ILA Task Force, and had the opportunity to fly on the NASA C-9 Weightless Jet. He is an author at Solution Tree, with his first book, Everyday Instructional Coaching, being released in April 2018. He is also currently co-authoring a book with Dr. Robert Marzano on the New Art and Science of Teaching Mathematics.
Dr. Lang was most recently an Education Strategist with CDW-G. He has also been a National Consultant with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Additionally, he was the Director of Elementary Curriculum and Instruction for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, and has been a high school science teacher, elementary assistant principal, high school assistant principal, university adjunct professor, and was an Education Supervisor at the NASA-Johnson Space Center.
He received his B.A. in General Science-Chemistry from Harding University, his M.Ed. Administration and Supervision from the University of Houston-Victoria and his Ed.D. Learning Organizations and Strategic Change from David Lipscomb University.
Connect w/ Nathan on Twitter @nalang1. He publishes his blogs on nathandlang.com and on medium/com@nalang1. His blogs have been featured on EdTech K-12, Corwin Connect, Ed Week, K12 Blueprint, and Solution Tree.