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Great ideas need great people to power them. Meet the staff behind NYCAN: experts in their crafts who know that great schools really do change everything.

Executive Director

Derrell Bradford
Derrell joins NYCAN with more than 12 years of experience in successfully building and shaping education reform dialogue in New Jersey and other states across the country. Most recently, Derrell was the executive director at Better Education for Kids (B4K), a 501c4 organization supporting bipartisan education reforms in New Jersey.  Read more...

NYCAN Deputy Director

Ned Stanley
Ned serves as the deputy director of NYCAN after a decade of experience in education, and focuses the majority of his time on the Corps Knowledge initiative.   Read more...