Ann Palmer Bradley, Ed.D.

Adjunct Faculty Support Coordinator and Associate Professor, Division of Teacher Education
Phone: (714) 935-0260, Ext. 2254
Office Location: Building One, Suite 300
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Ann Bradley, Ed.D., currently serves as the Orange County Regional Center Site Coordinator and full time teaching faculty for the Teacher Education Department. While at APU, she has served as Single Subject Program Director, TPA Lead Assessor Trainer, and is a former chair of the Teacher Education Department. She has more than 30 years of experience in public education as a teacher, program specialist, school principal, assistant director at the district office level, and program director at the County Office of Education. Much of Bradley’s research and practice has been centered on the dispositions and mentoring of teachers and school administrators. She also has extensive experience in staff development in the areas of Effective Instruction, Brain Research, Organization, Cooperative Learning, Directed Instruction and integrating technology. As a private consultant for schools and school districts, she has presented staff development workshops across the United States.


  • Ed.D. – Organizational Leadership, University of LaVerne
  • M.A. – School Administration, California State University
  • B.S. – Education, Aurora University

Academic Area

  • School of Education
    • Division of Teacher Education

Courses Taught

  • EDL 583 – Educational Leadership and Change
  • EDUC 572 – Advanced Educational Psychology
  • TEP 505 – Educational Foundations and Classroom Experiences (K–8)
  • TEP 506 – Educational Foundations and Classroom Management (K–8)
  • TEP 507 – Educational Foundations and Classroom Experiences (7–12)
  • TEP 508 – Educational Foundations and Classroom Management (7–12)
  • TEP 525 – Clinical Experiences in Teaching Mathematics (K–8)
  • TEP 526 – Methods of Teaching Mathematics (K–8)
  • TEP 576A – Clinical Practice I (Student Teaching, K–8)
  • TEP 576B – Clinical Practice II (Student Teaching, K–8)
  • TEP 577A – Clinical Practice I (Contract Teaching, 7–12)
  • TEP 577B – Clinical Practice II and Seminar (Contract Teaching, 7–12)
  • TEP 581 – Brain Research and Learning: Using Brain Research to Improve Teaching and Learning
  • TEP 582 – Educational Psychology and Human Development in P–12 Education
  • TEP 585 – Intern Teaching Seminar (K–8)
  • TEP 586 – Student Teaching Seminar (K–8)
  • TEP 587 – Intern Teaching Seminar (7–12)
  • TEP 588 – Student Teaching Seminar (7–12)