About Dane

Dane West is currently a high school social studies teacher in Wake County, North Carolina. He previously worked as a 7th grade social studies teacher in Lee County, NC.

Dane has been living in North Carolina since August 2017, moving from New Jersey to fulfill his dream of becoming a history teacher. He is passionate about history, teaching, educational equity, public education, racial and social justice, and politics.

Dane is a 2016 graduate from The College of New Jersey earning his Bachelor’s of Arts degree in History Secondary Education. He is a member of the North Carolina Association of Educators.

He can be found on Twitter (@DaneWestNC) and Instagram (@HistorywithMrWest)