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Dan Scarver

Senior Director of Business Development & Analytics

As the Senior Director of Business Development and Analytics, Dan Scarver drives Education First’s business strategy and growth, overseeing market analysis, communications and business development.

Dan is dedicated to building a more inclusive, equitable society where every student has access to education opportunities that lead to purposeful lives and thriving communities. Most recently at FUSE, Dan partnered with local governments to launch strategic initiatives designed to advance racial equity. He also led education-based initiatives in a variety of roles at Teach For America, AmeriCorps, City Year and Harvard’s Education Redesign Lab. Dan holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Fisk University and a master’s degree in education policy and management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

In his spare time, Dan enjoys visiting museums and exploring hiking trails in New England.


Capacity Building & Sustainability

Resource Use & Impact

Educator & Stakeholder Engagement

Project Management

Organizational Development

Recent clients

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Dan likes

W.E.B. Du Bois Boyhood Homesite

The Desert of Maine