Co-Founder & Chief Program Officer, CareerCraft
Shane is the former Work-Based Learning Program Specialist at the Texas Education Agency. In this role he was responsible for creating a statewide framework for work-based learning designed to define the key elements of high-quality work-based learning experiences. Prior to joining TEA, Shane served as Career Education and Workforce Partnerships Coordinator with Dallas Independent School District where he was charged with aligning Career and Technical Education (CTE) programmatic offerings to support local labor market needs. Shane also served as DECA’s Director of Competitive Events where he was responsible for the implementation of the organization’s national Competitive Events Program. Shane began his career as a Marketing Teacher and Cooperative Education Coordinator with Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia.