Dana is an active member of the Illinois Council of School Attorneys and the National Council of School Attorneys. She is a frequent speaker on a wide range of education law topics, including special education, teacher employment and dismissal, board governance, student records and confidentiality, and student rights. She has taught education law classes at Loyola University’s Graduate School of Education, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Roosevelt University. From 2009-2017, she was a member of the Board of Education of the Winnetka Public Schools, where she served as both Vice-President and President.
Dana has led several professional development seminars at the firm, including seminars on board governance, school safety/risk assessment, special education, and the “lunch and learn” series, where school leaders have the opportunity learn from a variety of experts working toward enhancing public education opportunities for all students.