Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute 2019
Bradley Bang is a 62-year-old retired educator originally from Wisconsin and the Bay Area. After graduating from SDSU with a degree in telecommunications and film in 1983, he started working for the San Diego Unified School District as a media production specialist at Lincoln High School and O’Farrell Community School. During this time, he went back to SDSU to get his master’s in educational technology and a teaching credential from National University. In 1997, he started working as a teacher in the San Diego Unified School District, spending the last 15 years at Euclid Elementary as a computer prep teacher. During the last 10 years, Bradley has become more involved in political organizing, working primarily on education-related issues. He became involved with Educate for the Future and the San Diego Education Association. He worked as Euclid’s union site rep for the last 4 years before his retirement in 2017. Last year, Bradley worked on the campaigns of the Progress Slate of Candidates for the National City City Council. Currently, he’s doing organizing work for the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment. He’s also a recent graduate of the Residential Leadership Academy that is funded by the County of San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency and Live Well San Diego and is now working with the National City Healthy Food Coalition. He has lived in National City for the last 5 years with his wife, Cecilia, who is also a teacher in the San Diego Unified School District, and his daughter, Daniella.