Michael Prada, Ed.D.
Chief Program Officer
Michael has demonstrated his commitment to improving the education of students in economically disadvantaged communities for the past 25 years in a variety of classroom and school leadership roles, including teacher and assistant principal in an urban secondary school, principal of a large K–8 school in San Francisco, and Director of Student Services for an urban school district. Michael also founded an early college high school in Oakland in conjunction with the University of California, Berkeley. In his role at CT3, Michael has the unique ability to develop engaging, thought-provoking content aimed at changing the practice of teachers across the country working in underserved communities.
Michael is an exceptional trainer who can be counted upon to be a dynamic change agent in his work with teachers, coaches, and administrators. He holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of California, Berkeley.
Click here to read Michael’s post on our blog about the difference between nurturing and showing care to students.
Michael, along with CT3 associate Nataki Gregory, also collaborated on this post discussing easy ways that teachers can move beyond the foundational elements of strong relationships with their students in order to drive achievement and cultivate a culturally relevant classroom.