In 2005, Daniel Newman obtained a full International Baccalaureate diploma from Cleveland High School. He then studied History and Latin American studies with a double major at Brandeis University from 2005 to 2009. He had the opportunity to study abroad in Grenada, Spain in the fall of 2007 and Cochabamba, Bolivia in the spring of 2008 thanks to his adventurous nature and good fortune. In 2012, he graduated from Millersville University with a post-baccalaureate degree and teacher certification. Mr. Newman completed a Master of Arts in Spanish degree at the University of Louisville in 2015 to complete his studies.
Daniel Newman has a long history of community service, whether it is in Elizabethtown, Derry Township, Pennsylvania, or any of the other areas he has lived and volunteered his time while pursuing his studies. He coached t-ball for a local league in Derry Township, Pennsylvania, as recently as 2019. Mr. Newman had previously worked for Amigos de las Américas. Dan Newman spent six years split between the Boston, Massachusetts and Portland, Oregon chapters of that organization. Daniel served as a volunteer for Amigos de las Americas in Dajabón, Dominican Republic and Canazas, Panama, instructing schoolchildren in health, nutrition, environmental sustainability, and English. He also contributed to a green building project that refurbished a school and created a covered meeting area. Daniel Newman has consistently shown his commitment to advancing people’s education, whether through his volunteer work or work as a teacher. He exemplifies the notion that a teacher should practice what they preach.
Daniel Newman, an expert Spanish teacher based in Elizabethtown, Derry Township, Pennsylvania, has been teaching for a decade, starting in 2013 as a teacher at New Albany High School in Indiana. He taught various levels of Spanish, including a Heritage Spanish course, and led the school’s Spanish Club. Afterwards, he taught IB Spanish I and II at Tigard High School in Oregon, where over thirty students completed and passed the IB Spanish test and received the IB diploma. After teaching at Northern High School in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, where he taught various levels of Spanish and sponsored the Spanish Club, Daniel Newman moved on to teach Spanish I and II at Elizabethtown Middle School and High School. His current position is at GREEN Charter School in Greenville, South Carolina, where he teaches Social Studies to 7th and 8th graders, including South Carolina History and Geography. Additionally, he sponsors the Rho Kappa and Jr. Rho Kappa Honors Society at the school.