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Education Policy Fellowship Program

Michigan EPFP Coordinators


Daniel W. Schultz
Senior Program & Policy Advisor
Office of K-12 Outreach 
College of Education
Michigan State University
620 Farm Lane Erickson Hall, Room 253
East Lansing, MI 48824
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Dan Schultz is Senior Policy and Program Advisor for the Office of K-12 Outreach in the College of Education at Michigan State University.  He also serves as Director of the College of Education’s Fellowship for Enhancing Global Understanding China Program. He helped develop and has nurtured the successful partnership relationship with Southwest University in Chongqing, China and provides leadership and coordination for this unique faculty and doctoral student study abroad program. He has organized and led several MSU-sponsored study tours to the United Kingdom, Botswana and China and has extensive international experience.  His background includes executive leadership and policy roles in state government in Michigan, where he was Assistant State Superintendent and Director of Technology and Grants for the Michigan Department of Education and the Michigan State Board of Education.  He has expertise in the design and successful implementation of innovative large-scale grant funded programs.  He holds academic degrees in economics and education administration, and for over 30 years has led the Michigan Education Policy Fellowship Program, a national and international policy and leadership development seminar for early and mid-career leaders.  He has also been an elected trustee on a community school district’s board of education. Dan is the recipient of the Institute for Educational Leadership's National Leadership Award and the Michigan State University College of Education Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumni Award.



Brian Boggs, Ph.D. 
Outreach Specialist
Office of K-12 Outreach
College of Education
Michigan State University
Erickson Hall
620 Farm Lane, Room 253
East Lansing, MI 48824
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Brian Boggs serves as outreach specialist in the Office of K–12 Outreach in the College of Education at Michigan State University. His area of expertise is policy development and analysis in the areas of school reform and holds a dual major Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Administration from MSU. In addition, Brian holds a special certification in urban education from MSU and is a graduate of the Michigan Educational Policy Fellowship Program (2012-13). Brian has served as a high school English teacher and central office administrator. With a bachelor’s degree in English and history and his master’s degree in English language and literature, he has taught college rhetoric and critical writing courses at the University of Michigan – Flint. He has written extensively on the subject of organizational and instructional complexity. His research interests include organizational theory, policy making, sociology of education, experimental design, school improvement, and the history and politics of U.S. education. Brian has studied urban school education in U.K. He serves as an elected official in a local unit of government.


Former Michigan EPFP Coordinators

  • Dr. I. Carl Candoli, Founding Site Coordinator, 1975-78
  • Dr. Matthew Prophet, Founding Site Coordinator, 1975-81
  • Ms. Alissa K. Parks, 2001
  • Mr. Argelio Ben Perez  1978-2006
  • Ms. Yvonne Cammal Canul 2004-06
  • Ms. Mary Gager Anderson 2006-07
  • Dr. Jacquelyn J. Thompson 2000-2010
  • Dr. Vanessa Garry, 2012-13
  • Mr. Christopher B. Reimann, 2010-2015

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