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Brad Hughes

Teach Better Team
Training & Development Specialist
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Brad is an elementary school principal and Chief Encouragement Officer in Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada with 30 years of experience educating children and youth. Before becoming a school leader, Brad taught for 16 years in classrooms from Kindergarten to eighth grade, most recently teaching middle school Visual Arts, French and Special Education.
Brad is a certified Self-Reg School Champion and has an ongoing commitment to reframing the joys and challenges of school life through a Self-Reg lens. He is also eager to shift the conversation from educator self-care to community care.
Brad is passionate about connecting with kids and dedicated to loving and supporting all the significant adults in kids' lives.
Brad is a Training & Development Specialist with the Teach Better Team, facilitator for the Teach Better Administrator Mastermind, author of the Better News blog series, and host of The Good News, Brad News Podcast on the Teach Better Podcast Network.
You can also catch Brad with Rae Hughart Friday mornings at 7ET/6CT on the Teach Better Daily Drop In morning show.