As WestEd’s Senior Manager of Publications & Dissemination, Danny Torres oversees the agency’s conference activities, online event programming, and publishing operations and resources. He also advises on and executes dissemination strategies, and works to facilitate and manage strategic collaborations with associations and other entities.
A member of WestEd’s staff since 2000, Torres established WestEd’s eCommerce systems and call center for product orders. He also established accounts with wholesalers and online retailers to expand the distribution of WestEd published resources. During Torres’s tenure, more than 1,000 resources, available in print and electronic formats, have been added to the WestEd catalog.
Prior to joining WestEd’s staff, Torres managed retail bookstores. He has also worked as a Title I reading tutor and as a tutor in a group home for adolescents.
He received a BA in English from California State University, Long Beach.