The JSA teacher-advisor at The Harker School in Saratoga, Calif., since he joined the faculty in 2003, Dan Hudkins was one of the founding teacher-fellows at the Montezuma Conference of 2006.
At Harker, Hudkins is the director of instructional technology and information technology service and support; he also teaches ethics and is the assistant coach of varsity softball at the school. Further, he is a member of the Educational Collaborators consulting group.
After a 20-year career in business, including a stint as vice president of a packaging company and national reseller manager for a manufacturer of industrial computers, Hudkins became certified in secondary social studies and secondary English in Maine in 1995. After teaching English, he became the district technology coordinator for New Hampshire’s Sunapee School District in 1996. He was honored with the Technology Innovation Award by the New Hampshire chapter of the International Society for Technology in Education and was New Hampshire Technology Coordinator of the Year in 2001. In his spare time, Hudkins rides and restores vintage 1970s motorcycles and has visited 47 states in his travels. He’s married with two children.
Hudkins joined the board of trustees at its meeting in November 2010.