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Bernard Bradley (IL '91)


At the time of the Award, Bernard Bradley was:

Newberry Math and Science Academy
Chicago, IL

Subject(s) taught: Science
Grade(s): 7, 8

Biographical Information

Bernard "Bernie" Bradley passed away on November 20, 2003 after a courageous struggle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) for more than three years. Mr. Bradley was a distinguished Chicago public school teacher for 30 years, many of them spent as a K-8 science teacher at Newberry Mathematics and Science Academy. Turning science lessons into adventures in exploration, Mr. Bradley challenged his students to observe, discuss and test alternatives and draw their own conclusions. In addition to his work in the classroom, Mr. Bradley served on the local school council and as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Teachers Academy for Mathematics and Science in Chicago, an organization he helped to create. He was selected to participate in the Honors Science Teacher Project for Outstanding Teachers of Science for 1989-91, and was the recipient of the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1988.

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Additional Information


1969 Loyola University Chicago, B.A.

Science, Internet