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Bradford, Derrell

Executive Director, Better Education for Kids


Derrell Bradford is the Executive Director of Better Education for Kids’ 501c4 efforts. Before joining B4K, he served as the Executive Director and Director of Communications for Excellent Education for Everyone (E3), New Jersey’s largest school choice advocacy group. He also led and co-led the research and legal efforts, respectively, for the organization. Derrell served on Governor Chris Christie’s Educator Effectiveness Task Force, which gave recommendations on designing a new, statewide evaluation system for teachers and leaders, and is a member of the State Department of Education’s Charter School Advisory Board. He is a signatory for the Education Equality Project, and was recently named to NBC’s “The Grio 100: History Makers in the Making.” Derrell also sits on the boards of Immaculate Conception (Montclair) and St. Anthony (Jersey City) Catholic high schools. Derrell appears frequently in print, radio, and on television to discuss and debate a wide range of education reform issues.