Daniel joins Hilltop Montessori School after 15 years of teaching abroad at international schools in Thailand, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, and Indonesia. During this time, his passion for project-based collaborative learning and belief in the power of learning by doing has grown. Before becoming a teacher, Daniel pursued various creative enterprises, including graphic design, web design, and carpentry. Daniel earned a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and MA from Marlboro College. Daniel is married to Robin, and their daughter Olivia attends Hilltop in the lower elementary program. Daniel is a passionate outdoor enthusiast and loves to telemark ski in the backcountry.