David McConnell is the Lead Training Specialist for the US Department of Education’s Youth for Youth (Y4Y) Team. David provides training, technical assistance, and out-of-school time (OST) resources for afterschool and summer programs. David has five years of experience in OST learning, primarily focused on student activities and youth programming. Prior to joining the Y4Y Team, David worked in educational publishing at Macmillan Learning; his work at Macmillan involved developing training materials for educational software and providing in-person and online trainings for teachers and administrators. David holds a B.A. in English with a minor in Education from Rowan University, as well as a M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Georgia Southern University.