Chair, Board of Trustees

Dan Caton has been an educational leader for more than 40 years, beginning as a middle school teacher in southern California before joining the educational publishing world.  Mr. Caton served in management roles in editorial, graphic design, production, marketing, sales, and software and online product development, before serving as President of Pearson Learning Group and McGraw-Hill School Education.

Mr. Caton has served as President of the Board of the Association of Educational Publishers and was on the Executive Committee of the Association of American Publishers; he currently serves on the board of the Pinhead Institute, a Smithsonian affiliate dedicated to enhancing science education. In 2013 Mr. Caton received the Hall of Fame Award from the Association of American Publishers, recognizing lifelong service to education and the educational resources industry.

Mr. Caton is the President of Wittel/Morris Strategic Consulting, based in Telluride, Colorado, where he advises educators and education resource providers on improving their services to children and teachers in a fast-changing world. He holds a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College and an M.A. in Education from Claremont Graduate University.