Bio – Dan

Dan Hoverman, Associate Consultant

Dan Hoverman, associate consultant at TeamWorks, is an experienced and well-respected superintendent and leader of organizational change through partnership.  As Superintendent of Mounds View Public Schools, Dan was critical in developing the district’s equity promise and building capacity among the administrative team to understand and implement educational change for the benefit of students, staff and families. 

Dan guides organizations and the leaders within them to identify their foundational values, beliefs and strategic directions and then supports them in developing focused action plans to achieve their goals.  His areas of expertise include systematic organizational design for continuous improvement and innovation, strategic coaching, superintendent and school board development and consultation to support clients in addressing difficult leadership, management or political issues.

He has worked in public education in a variety of capacities since 1975.  Dan has been an administrator in the Mounds View Schools since 1987 serving in a number of different capacities, including Director of Special Services, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Deputy Superintendent and Superintendent.  While serving in these roles he has guided the passage of three levy referenda and one major bond initiative.  Dan was the chief architect of the district Q-Comp program with Mounds View as one of the first three districts in the state to implement this program.  He has also designed and lead the district’s efforts to implement an innovative teacher appraisal system and the Early College program at both district high schools.  He has also developed and implemented professional development programs at all levels of the district from the school board to district teachers and support staff.

For the past eighteen years, Dan has utilized the TeamWorks proprietary FrameWorks in his daily work as an administrator.  He is highly skilled in the use of the FrameWorks and has a wealth of experience in adapting them for use with a wide range of issues.  Dan has expertise in the use of a wide variety of other complimentary strategies to support clients in resolving difficult issues and promoting organizational development.  Dan has served on many regional collaborative boards as well as being a member of the Board of Junior Achievement of the Midwest, Executive Committee of TIES and Council for Youth Citizenship.