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Renee Bradley, Ph.D.


Assistant Secretary of Policy and Programming

Renee Bradley, Ph.D., has over thirty-five years of experience in education. She began her career as a teacher of students with emotional and behavioral disabilities. During those eight years, she worked in a variety of settings from self-contained to an inclusion program to providing homebound services, working with students, preschool through high school. After working in a teacher training master’s program for non-traditional students, Renee joined the U.S. Department of Education in 1997. In the Office of Special Education Programs, she served as the project officer for the National Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions, coordinated the OSEP Attract, Prepare and Retain Personnel Initiative, the Learning Disabilities Initiative, and the Partnership Project. Renee moved to the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education in 2022 to work on social, emotional, behavioral, and mental health issues, creating safe, positive and supportive learning environments, and response and recovery from school violence incidents.

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