Dani Boepple is a 2023-2024 Teach Plus Texas Policy Fellow. Dani teaches 8th grade science at McDonald Middle School in Mesquite ISD. She has a background in instructional coaching, campus administration, and teacher preparation. Dani is a National Board Certified Science teacher. She serves as a facility representative, local vice president, and Region 10 secretary for the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE). Dani earned her BA in geology from UC Davis with minors in education and human development. She received her MEd in curriculum and instruction and teaching certifications at Pepperdine University while also earning gifted and talented specialization through UC Irvine. She earned an additional MEd and principal’s certification from UCLA.