Brad has over 30 years of experience facilitating the use of data for Continuous School Improvement with Education for the Future, an organization founded as a 501(c)(3) non-profit initiative at California State University, Chico.
To help fulfill their mission to build the capacity of learning organizations to use data to improve teaching and learning, they have chronicled their work in 22 books. They believe data analysis, with a strong shared vision, is necessary for true improvement to take place. Their work is focused on comprehensive data analysis for Continuous School Improvement, engagement and facilitation, systemic improvement, strategies for effective leaders, and long- term capacity building with learning organizations both small and large, nationally and internationally.
To further the work of using data for school improvement, Brad has authored and contributed to book publications, white papers, software applications, and a wide variety of tools and resources for the effective engagement of data. To help educators build the capacity to analyze data for improvement, Brad provides workshops and conference sessions, designs and facilitates long-term implementation plans, conducts Data Institutes, hosts webinars and other online learning sessions, and directs comprehensive data services to inform Continuous School Improvement.
Brad’s wife, Beth, is an elementary school teacher and they have three children: Benjamin, Ella Jean, and Anna.