Danielle is a licensed school counselor who has worked at both middle and high schools in urban and suburban Twin Cities school districts. She played an integral role in the creation and implementation of My Life Plan, the post-secondary planning graduation requirement for Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS). In 2013, My Life Plan was named the Innovative Program of the Year by Hobsons, the parent company of Naviance. Danielle received her a B.A. in psychology and sociology and a certificate in criminal justice from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a M.A. in education psychology from the University of Minnesota.