The Ready to Run PD team goal is to empower local leaders to facilitate research-based, experiential professional development.
Joanna Ho Bradshaw is a former classroom teacher and administrator. She is a strong advocate of equity work and Restorative Practices in education. As the Dean of an urban high school, she transformed the school’s punitive discipline system into a restorative model, resulting in a two-thirds reduction in discipline incidents. She was awarded the San Mateo County Dorothy Boyajian Honored Teacher Award. She then designed a restorative, educational alternative to prison for young men in California. She holds a Master’s in Education from the Principal Leadership Institute at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.