Included in Dan’s management portfolio is the National Geographic Bee, the Society’s annual geography competition held in 10,000 elementary and middle schools nationwide, inspiring 2.6 million students to learn about the world. Additionally, Beaupré leads the National Geographic Society’s experience-based education programs. He joined National Geographic in 2006 as director of education for National Geographic Live. Soon after, he created the Giant Traveling Maps program, which brings gym-sized maps to schools in the United States and abroad, and the National Geographic Explorers Camp. In addition to the Bee, he currently oversees the GeoChallenge, National Geographic Live student matinees and Explorer Classroom. Currently, he serves on boards for the National Parks Educational Advisory, the National Scenic Visitors Center and Girls Can Do. Beaupré graduated with honors with a B.A. in history from the University of Vermont. He also holds a M.Ed. from Harvard University.