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Dan Blanchard award-winning author, speaker and educator

Dan Blanchard award-winning author, speaker and educator

Email Dan: Dan007blanchard@gmail.com

Call Dan: 860-280-4356

Weekly and Monthly Columns Dan Writes

* Dan writes weekly columns for: New Britain Herald, The Bristol Press, The Plainville Observer. The West Hartford Patch, The Willimantic Chronicle, eZine, and the Granddaddy’s Secrets Blog. He writes monthly columns for the Hartford-Springfield Speakers Network and Generating WinnersQuarterly column for Living Education eMagazine and Neighbors!

Upcoming  Events

* Dan is working on making a movie series called “Dakota’s Chronicles”.

*Dan is working on his next teen leadership book, a parenting book, and educator book.

*Dan is on a Speaking Tour for the American Federation of Teachers.

*Dan is working on a Granddaddy’s Secrets book for kids.

*Dan is working on a book to help educators with difficult students.

*Dan has plans to do a TED Talk.

*Dan has been asked to give a speech to parents this winter.

*Dan has been asked to give a speech to teens this winter.

*Dan has been asked to give a speech to writers this winter.

*Dan has been aske to give a speech to paraprofessionals this winter.

*Dan has been asked to give a speech to teachers this winter.

*Dan has a tv interview coming up in November on Journeys with Jeff.

*Dan has been asked to be a CT Teacher representative at a dinner and concert with Lady Gaga this November.

*Dan has an interview coming up with Robbin Rocket on The Solo Parent Podcast in Oct 2018.

Past Events

*Dan did an interview with Sam X Renick on our youth and financial literacy in November of 2018.

*Dan did an interview for the Uconn Daily Campus Newspaper in October 2018.

*Dan did a great radio show with with Dr. Mike and Eddie DeJesus on the Man-Up Program in Sept 2017: http://forestoftheraineducation.weebly.com/parent-talk-live-eddie-dejesus-and-dan-blanchard-discuss-the-man-up-program.html

*Dan did an interview with Rachael Orchard of the United Kingdom in August of 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Dz8WspdgAI&feature=youtu.be

*Dan was asked to do a presentation to the nation’s teachers in Washington D.C. in July of 2017.

*Dan was an expert panelist on Dr. Mike Robinson’s radio show in March of 2017.

*Dan did a radio interview on WRHU-FM on public education issues in February of 2017.

*Dan did a television interview with Neil A. Carousso on public education issues in February 2017.

*Dan releases The Storm Audiobook in February 2017: https://tinyurl.com/jbdbhuz

* Dan did a Televsion Interview on Granddaddy’s Secrets for Our Veterans in February of 2017.

* Dan spoke at the American Federation of Teachers of CT in January of 2017.

* Dan spoke to the Hartford Courant and H.O.P.E. Foundation Young Leaders Progam in January of 2017.

*Dan did a radio interview for veterans with Gabor Kautzner of WNHU 88.7 in January of 2017.

*Dan did an interview with Senior Editor Micheal Shaughnessy of Educational Views about Dan’s professional development book in December of 2016: http://www.educationviews.org/daniel-blanchard-professional-development-city-schools/

*Dan did a podcast interview with the Manager Mojo Steve Caldwell in December of 2016: https://managermojo.com/service-inspiration-hallmarks-successful-leaders/  

*Dan spoke at the NBHS Man-Up Leadership Academy in November of 2016.

*Dan spoke at the National Honor Society’s annual conference as their Keynote speaker in Novemeber of 2016.

*Dan spoke at Jeff Davis’ book launch in November of 2016.

*Dan co-hosted a webinar called, Blogging for Authors in November of 2016

*TED Talks speaker Jeff Davis did a YouTube video that endorsed me as an author, speaker and educator in September of 2016: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAgIrn2P6CM&t=5s

*Dan’s academia book, The Evaluation of Professional Development in an Urban High School came out in the summer of 2016.

* Dan’s book, The Storm, came out in the summer of 2016.

*Dan was special guest author and speaker at Southeast Elementary School in April of 2016.

*Dan Spoke at the Man-Up Banquet at New Britain High School in April of 2016.

*Dan did a Blab interview with Scott Gombar of Growth Success Radio in March of 2016:

 *Dan co-authored a book with the American Federation of Teachers in March of 2016 called, A Guide to the Common Core:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8x51F8nE1m4MVpKUHJjejRMaFk/view

*Dan co-hosted a webinar with with APSS National Executive Director Brian Jud on how to publish a book in January of 2016.

*Dan did a radio interview with Brad Davis of WDRC in December of 2015.

*Dan did an Blab interview on parenting with Colleen Ferrary of Generating Winners in December of 2015: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ty_6NXxKBY4

*Dan did a book signing at the Book Club in Broad Brook Ct. in December of 2015.

*Dan did a radio interview with Maggie Linton on Sirius Radio in November 2015.

*Dan did a tv interview on CT STYLE in November of 2015.

*Dan did a print interview with Kaeli Nieves of College Raptor in November of 2015.

*Dan did a radio interview with Dr. Mike Robinson in November of 2015.

*Dan did a tv interview with Geno Cuddy in November of 2015.

*Dan co-hosted a webinar for APSS-CT in November of 2015

*Dan did a television interview with Carol Graham in November of 2015: http://tinyurl.com/ngbwngw

* Dan did a tv interview on Teachers Talk Live about upper grade bullying in October of 2015: http://tinyurl.com/p4xrygx

*Dan did a radio interview with Jaki Lauper of CBS Radio in October of 2015.

*Dan did a print interview on anti-bullying in our schools with Alexandra Pannoni of U.S Education & World Report in October of 2015.

*Dan was featured in the Sunday Newspaper of the New Britain Herald and Bristol Press: http://www.centralctcommunications.com/newbritainherald/article_8c5fed90-7534-11e5-bde1-ff10758a879f.html

*Dan did a radio interview with Neal Haley on how to fix our urban public schools in October of 2015: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/totaltutor/2015/10/15/how-can-we-improve-inner-city-schools

Dan co-hosted the Variety Hour television show with Billy Wilson in October of 2015: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P0Q0kiWQgU

Dan co-hosted The Edge television show with Jon Pulino in September 2015: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQo6wrnQZoY&feature=youtu.be

*Dan spoke at the Vernon Adult Education program in September 2015.

*Dan did a television interview with Mike Schroeder in September  2015.

*Dan did a radio interview with George Norwood in September 2015.

* Dan did a TV interview with Oscar Staton of Teacher Talk Live in September of 2015: www.teachcow.com.

* Dan did a print interview with Joyce Bolanos of The Hartford News in August 2015.

* Dan did an author’s event in Somers, CT in August 2015.

*Dan did a radio interview with Al Gordon in August 2015

* Dan did a magazine interview with Tania Pinzon of Vida En Magazine in August 2015

*Dan did a tv interview with Abbey Niezgoda of NBC in August 2015: http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Bullying-322789401.html

* Dan did a radio interview on Wili Radio with Wayne Norman in August 2015

* Dan did a print interview with Michael Shaughnessy in August 2015

* Dan did a radio interview with January Jones in August 2015: http://tinyurl.com/p3vgmjt

* Dan spoke to a group of teens at the East Hartford, Ct. YMCA in July 2015.

* Listen to this great radio interview Dan did with Lon Woodbury in July 2015: http://picosong.com/gGPh

* Watch this really intimate television interview Dan did with Betel Arnold: http://tinyurl.com/p2bknmq

* Dan did a television interview with Oscar Cielos Staton of Teacher Talk Live in May 2015: http://tinyurl.com/qdhuwhn

* Dan did a radio interview on the Total Education Show in May 2015.

* Dan re-wrote and re-released “Feeling Lucky?” in May 2015: http://tinyurl.com/ll7hgq2

* Dan did a radio interview with Carol Graham in May 2015. http://tinyurl.com/oyb4q4r

* Dan did a radio interview with Neal Haley May 2015: http://tinyurl.com/lkhevlz

* Dan spoke at the Sterling Community Center’s annual Teen Leadership Conference in April 2015.

* Dan spoke at the Annual Health Fest Conference in March 2015

* Dan spoke at the Annual Sacred Heart Professional Development Conference in March 2015

* Dan spoke at the Annual CAACE Conference in March 2015.

* Dan spoke at the Hartford-Springfield Speakers Network in November 2014: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNT8ZJDQS10 

* Dan did a television interview with Sara Conner on Life and Style in the fall of 2014. Article: http://tinyurl.com/nw936zr and http://tinyurl.com/l5pu7t5

* Dan did a radio interview with Joey Mack from On the Edge in Illinois  in October 2014: http://picosong.com/fghG

* Dan spoke at an anti-bullying conference in New Britain, Connecticut in October of 2014.

* Dan did a television interview with Princess Bola in October of 2014: http://tinyurl.com/od8zjeq

* Dan did a radio interview with Al Gordon of WJPR in New Jersey in September 2014.

* Dan did a radio interview with Rick Brutti in Boston in September of 2014.

* Dan did a radio interview with Andrew Freeman of “The Edge On Air” radio show in Chicago in September of 2014.

* Dan was on the Neil Haley radio show in September of 2014: http://tinyurl.com/mbdt2jq

* Dan did a radio interview with Krista Wells the “Military Spouse in August of 2014.

* Dan did a radio interview with Thom Fox in July of 2014: http://tinyurl.com/le8nz3j

* Dan did an author interview with Christina of Author’s Hamlett in July of 2014: http://tinyurl.com/nmgmrvt

*Bill Corbett’s book, The Expert Guide to Teenagers which features Dan as one of its chapters was published in July 2014: http://tinyurl.com/q7yhye8

* Dan did a radio interview with John Ostapkovich of CBS Philly: http://tinyurl.com/kr9e96l

* Dan did a radio interview with Neil Haley on Total Radio Network in June 2014: http://totaltutor.net/total-radio-network

* Dan did an interview with Jonathan Pollard of WBAD Net Radio of Washington D.C. in June 2014: http://wbad.net/life-lessons/

* Dan gave a leadership speech to a group of small business owners in Vernon June 2014.

* Dan did a radio interview with KYW News Radio 1060 CBS Philly in June 2014.

* A Youtube video was made in June 2014 of some pretty successful people endorsing Dan’s work at: http://tinyurl.com/l48c2zh

* Dan did an interview with Emma Laramie of the New York Minute Magazine in June 2014.

* Dan did a radio interview with Neil Carousso of WRHU-FM in June 2014: http://tinyurl.com/ptxbwuj

* Dan was featured in an article written by Bill Corbett in the Enfield Press in May 2014.

* Watch Dan’s video on the beginning of his journey to encourage teens to give their best: http://animoto.com/play/sqftNon8yahoXU6CM8ngww

* Dan made a short video with Mike Fazio on storytelling in April 2014: http://tinyurl.com/or6fd67

* Dan gave a speech at the annual teen leadership conference at the Sterling House Community Center in April 2014.

* Dan did a radio interview with Lauren Faulkner of Fox News Radio in Manhattan in April 2014.

* Dan did a television interview with Jon Pulino of The Edge in March 2014.

* Dan did a radio interview with Dan Burque of WCCC Radio in March 2014.

* Dan did a television interview with Bill Corbett of Creating Cooperative Kids in March 2014:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sVZZvVjcXc&feature=youtu.be

* Dan did an interview with Michelle Hennessy of the Southern News in February 2014.

* Dan did an interview with Ashley Maher of The Daily Campus (Uconn) in February 2014.

* Dan did an interview on Better Connecticut in January 2014: http://www.wfsb.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=9699982

* Dan did an interview with Hartford Magazine in January 2014.

*Dan did a radio feature with WTIC in Danbury, Connecticut in January 2014.

* Dan did an interview with Columbia Crossroads’ reporter Dick Curland  in December 2013.

* Dan did an interview with with Chloe Kryszpin from UCONN Television in November 2013.

* Dan did an interview with Michael Shaughnessy November 2013 on: http://www.educationviews.org/an-interview-with-daniel-blanchard-granddaddys-secrets/

* Dan did a radio interview with Mary Jones on WDRC 1360 AM in October 2013: http://maryjonesshow.com/

* Dan did a Vidaen Magazine interview with Tania Pinzon for the Latin Community in October 2013

* Dan did a radio interview with January Jones in October 2013: http://www.iheart.com/talk/show/53-January-Jones-Sharing-Succe/?episode_id=24266192

*Dan did a television interview with Tom Santos in October 2013.

* Dan did a Newspaper interview with the Journal Inquirer on September 30, 2013: http://www.journalinquirer.com/living/granddaddy-s-secrets/article_4fab5bda-27a4-11e3-9bdf-001a4bcf887a.html

* Dan did an interview on LA Talk Radio with Lon Woodbury on September 2, 2013: http://www.scoop.it/t/places-for-struggling-teens-week-in-review/p/4008110361/of-what-use-are-grandparents-interview-with-dan-blanchard-of-ct or check out the full radio interview at:  http://www.latalkradio.com/Players/Lon.shtml?date=September+2,+2013&file=090213

* Dan was interviewed on Mary Forbes Blog on September 2, 2013: http://marymforbes.wordpress.com/writing/author-interviews/daniel-blanchard/

* Dan did a radio interview with Bryan Parker from “On The Horn” on August 30th, 2013: http://onthehorn.com/2013/09/12/oth-157-feeling-lucky-book-children-getting-inspired-buy-grandparents/

* Dan did a blog interview with Dayna Leigh Cheser on August 26, 2013: http://daynalcheser.com/2013/08/26/dlc-diy-interview-daniel-blanchard/

* Dan spoke with WTNH’s CT Style with Teresa Labarbera on August 5, 2013: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1afbC1YpXlk

* Dan’s story was just written in a new book just released by January Jones called, Priceless Personalities http://tinyurl.com/nprrbyg

* Dan did a radio interview with Mark Sullivan of WBLQ in Rhode Island in July 2013

* Dan did an interview with the Chronicle in July 2013

* Dan did a radio interview with Breath Inspired Radio in June 2013: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/breathinspiredradio/2013/06/21/teen-leadership-mentoring-with-dan-blanchard

* Dan did an interview for The Hartford News with Joyce Bolanos in the spring of 2013

* Dan did a radio interview with Jacki Lauper in the spring of 2013

* Dan did a radio interview with Mary Jones for Talk of Connecticut in the spring of 2013

* Dan spoke at the Sterling Community Center’s Teen Annual Conference in the spring of 2013

* Dan did a television interview with Jason Alster in the spring in 2013: http://www.wctv14.com/video_player.html?playlist=PL5273A6CB1EBC4CDF&video=I8wmpl7j5Zk&v=0

* Dan did a radio interview on WDRC-AM in the spring of 2013

* Dan spoke at the annual CAACE conference in the spring 2013

Dan did a radio interview with January Jones in March 2013:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/januaryjones/2013/03/10/january-jones–dont-squish-the-bottom-of-the-pyramid

* Dan was just featured in the Spotlight newsletter on page 3: http://nbft.net/uploads/Februay2013.pdf

* Dan had a television interview on December 21, 2012 for “Education Matters” Channel 14 in North Windham

* Dan spoke at the East Hartford High School’s Adult Education Classes on January 24, 2013

* Dan spoke on Blog Radio on Veterans Day 2012

* Dan did a radio interview with January Jones on August 3, 2012

* Dan spoke with Wayne Norman of Wili Radio on April 16, 2012

* Dan spoke at The Sterling House Teen Center annual conference April 2012

* Dan spoke at the CAACE annual conference in the spring of 2012

* Dan did a television interview with Jon Pulino from “The Edge” in the spring of 2012

* Dan spoke at the AFL-CIO annual legislative conference spring of 2012

* Dan’s second book of the Granddaddy’s Secrets series, “Feeling Good.” is published in March 2012

* Dan’s is in the 10th edition of the college graduate text book, Teaching in the Middle and Secondary Schools that came out all across the United States in February 2012

* Dan had a radio interview with January Jones in the winter of 2011-2012: hhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/januaryjones/2012/02/22/january-jones–leslie-reichert–daniel-blanchardtm

* Dan was featured in the Rare Reminder newspaper in the winter of 2011-2012

* Dan spoke at the Connecticut State Capital in the winter of 2011-2012

* Dan was featured in the Connecticut Muse in the winter of 2011-2012

* Dan had a television interview with Channel 14 in the summer of 2011

* Dan had a television interview with “The Edge” in spring of 2011

* Dan was featured in the Rare Reminder newspaper in the spring of 2011

* Dan spoke at East Hartford High School Adult Education in the fall of 2011

* Dan spoke at the New Britain High School Library in the spring of 2011

* Dan spoke at The Sterling House Teen Center in the spring of 2011

* Dan did a book signing at the Book Bar in Columbia in the spring of 2011

* Dan was interviewed by the Columbia Crossroads in the spring of 2011

* Dan was featured in the New Britain District Communicator magazine in the winter of 2010-2011

* Dan was featured in the New Britain Spotlight in the winter of 2010-2011

* Dan had a radio interview with Jean Ruskin in the winter of 2010-2011

* Dan had a radio interviewed by Wayne Norman on Wili radio in the fall of 2010

* Dan’s first book of the Granddaddy’s Secrets series, “Feeling Lucky?” is published on October 6th 2010

* Dan spoke at the New Britain High School Wrestling Banquet in 2009

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