Dan Takashima

Department Head


Dan graduated BSE Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan.


He soon switched careers to become an educator while in Chicago. Dan worked in special education at Stevenson outside of Chicago while going back to school for his teaching credential, then began teaching in Chicago Public Schools at Perspectives High School of Technology. After a move to the bay area, he taught math at Leadership Public School in Hayward.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Enjoys biking, running, hiking, golfing, surfing, soccer
  • Enjoys reading, audiobooks, and podcasts
  • Eats nearly everything that has been on a plate in front of him