z-Bradford Reed

Brad’s career in independent schools spans more than 40 years. After five years as a classroom teacher in the Classics Department, he spent 13 years in the admission office at Northfield Mount Hermon School as Assistant Director and Financial Aid Officer. At the time, NMH enrolled 1000 boarding students and 125 day students in grades 9 – 12. Brad then spent 13 years as Director of Admission and Financial Aid at Saint Andrew’s School, a day and boarding school in Boca Raton, Florida. During his tenure, the School grew from 600 students in grades 6 through 12 to a school of 1100 students in grades K – 12. He has been Associate Head of School and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid for 10 years at The Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida, a PK – 12 day and boarding school of 1700 students on four campuses.

Brad is a founding and current member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Independent School Admission Professionals (AISAP). He also was a founding Steering Committee member of the Southeastern Association of Boarding Schools. Additionally, he was Chair of the National Association of Independent Schools’ Financial Aid Services Committee. Brad has made numerous conference presentations including: NAIS, Secondary School Admission Test Board, Florida Council of Independent Schools, Educational Records Bureau, AISAP, Mid-South Business Officers Association, and the Florida Independent Schools Business Officers Association