Daniel Grego

Daniel Grego is Executive Director of Milwaukee's TransCenter for Youth. He began working for TransCenter for Youth in 1980, first as a teacher, then for twelve years as the Director of Shalom High School. In 1993, he became TransCenter’s Director of Educational Services. He was appointed the Executive Director in 2002. Dr. Grego graduated summa cum laude from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He earned his Ph.D. in Education and Environmental Philosophy from the Graduate School of The Union Institute & University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Grego has led workshops or has been a guest speaker for the Centre for British Teachers, the Academy for Educational Development, the National Network for Youth, the National Youth Employment Coalition, the American Youth Policy Forum, the National Council of State Legislatures, the Children’s Defense Fund, the National Governors Association, the Buck Institute for Education, the American Educational Research Association, the Alternative Education Resource Organization, and at numerous forums and conferences focusing on education issues, particularly alternative education for “at-risk” youth, charter schools, and school choice.

Next to Last Things

Next to Last Things for Jutta Mason and David Cayley each moment is a gift. nothing is guaranteed. so when she cups your cheek in her hand or when fresh cut flowers scent the room or the cardinal sings atop the birch in the yard or the sweetness of...

How to Create Possibility for Youth on the Margins

Peter returns to Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss's radio show to talk with Dan Grego, the Executive Director of Milwaukee’s TransCenter for Youth. Peter's introduction summarizes the state of school reform efforts today. The discussion shows how Dan's work is a...