Bradley Brooks (he/him) brings an extensive higher education background and expertise working across multiple institution types and functional areas to Education Design Lab as an Education Designer working on the Community College Growth Engine design team. Through this project, he will play a critical support role in the development of micro-pathways to drive sustainable transformation to facilitate learner success and create talent pipelines to address labor shortages through the development of strong employer relationships.
Prior to joining the Lab, Bradley served as the program manager for Future Business Leaders of America’s (FBLA) Collegiate division, where he helped to develop and implement career and technical education experiences and related programs at colleges and universities across the United States. Before that, he served as the assistant director of career and professional development in the Office of Career Engagement at American University in Washington, D.C. He is excited to join the Lab because of the focus on human-centered design to help colleges build transformational experiences for learners.
HOMETOWN: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
BACHELOR’S: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Human Relations, University of Oklahoma
MASTER’S: Master of Education (M.Ed.), Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs, University of Southern California
FAVORITE QUOTE: “Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light”. — Brene Brown
WHEN I’M NOT AT WORK I’M… reading books, watching movies, or listening to music.