Brad is the Chief Innovation Officer and a co-founder of BehaviorFlip, the first software that utilizes restorative practices. He is a co-author of the Washington Post Bestseller Hacking School Discipline: 9 Ways to Create a Culture of Empathy and Responsibility Using Restorative Justice and has been featured in numerous high-profile publications and podcasts. Brad is also the creator of TeacherGoals, a popular educational account on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Brad is passionate about student-led learning and student voice and choice in the classroom. It is his belief that students that feel like they have some control over their learning will go above and beyond what is expected in the traditional classroom. Brad is also passionate about proactive supports for students and using conflicts in the classroom as learning opportunities.
Brad worked as a Director of Curriculum and Learning in downtown Indianapolis. Prior to that, he served as principal on the eastside of Indianapolis. Brad is a former teacher of the year and taught for 11 years at the middle school and elementary school level. He holds a B.A. in Education from Purdue University, an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Indiana Wesleyan University, and completed a Principal Licensure Program from Indiana Wesleyan University.
- Creating systems for Social-Emotional Supports
- Thoughtfully applying SEL and Restorative Principles during and after COVID-19
- Restorative Practices
- Deep dive around the principles of Hacking School Discipline
- Restorative Circle Work
- Virtual SEL and Restorative Practices (must already have foundational knowledge of topics)
- Trauma-Informed Practices
- MTSS with Restorative/SEL/Trauma Build (Personalized leadership team Virtual Coaching Sessions)