Brad Gibson, M.Ed., has spent his life and professional career empowering and equipping others for success. His heart’s call has always been to serve students, teachers, and administrators. Brad is regarded as an accomplished and engaging presenter with a knack for bringing clarity to complex processes and content. He is a gifted facilitator of professional teams and is skilled at helping campuses and districts chart a course for high achievement.


Prior to joining lead4ward, Brad served as Director of Teaching and Learning as well as Director of Accountability and School Improvement at Education Service Center Region 18. He has also served in the role of coordinator for curriculum and instruction, consultant, and classroom teacher. He has extensive experience in the design and implementation of aligned curricula, using assessment and data to drive improvement, and the implementation of high-quality instruction. Brad believes it is a special privilege to serve those who daily touch lives of students.