Dr. Michael Callanan, Sr.

NEXT Academy Director and Chief Focus Leader

Dr. Callanan is The NEXT Academy Director and Chief Focus Leader currently delivering Webinar content as well as leading Face-to-Face courses in several Host Locations in 2018. He recently earned his doctoral degree in education (Ed.D.) from the Executive Leadership Doctoral Program in Human and Organizational Learning at George Washington University. Michael is the principal owner of mc3 (Michael Callanan Consulting Company L.L.C). He served as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mosaic Learning from January 1, 2015 to March 1, 2016. Mosaic Learning is a full-service, online technology company that develops custom learning management systems, training programs and solutions for a wide range of clients both inside and outside the construction industry. Previously, Dr. Callanan served as the Executive Director to the electrical training ALLIANCE (formerly National Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee) from September 1, 2004 to November 3, 2014. Since 1941 the electrical training ALLIANCE has served as the training arm of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). The electrical training ALLIANCE is responsible for developing the national curriculum and training materials for 40,000 apprentices in 300 training centers in the United States and Canada.