ELP at Mann with Mrs. Bradford

  • D. BradfordMann & OLP Families, Welcome to ELP!

    I am SO excited to begin this school year with you!

    This will be my 23rd year in education. I most recently served as the ELP teacher and IDS at Mann Elementary School in Iowa City. In previous years, I have served as a K, 3rd, 4th, 6th grade, and intervention teacher. In addition, I served as an elementary principal for 4 years. I am happy to be back working full-time in the Extended Learning Program, again, this year!

    I am married; and, Brian and I have three children. Brian has a custom cabinet business in the Iowa City area. Our oldest child (24) just moved back to the Iowa City area and works in the custom cabinet industry. Our daughter (22) attends the University of Iowa for bio-medical Engineering. Our youngest (17) is a senior at City High School. We love the Iowa City Community School District and Hawkeye country!

    My goal is to provide a professional, safe, engaging, educational environment for your student to challenge him/herself, make & learn from mistakes, and thrive in!

    Attitude Is Everything...
    At 211 degrees, water is hot.
    At 212 degrees, it boils.
    And with boiling water, comes steam.
    And with steam, you can power a train.
    Just one degree more can make all the difference.

    Where can you turn up the heat?
    2 extra acts of kindness weekly plant 104 more seeds of generosity each year.
    15 extra minutes a day creates over 90 hours each year for what's most important to you.
    1 extra contact daily sparks 180 more personal connections every 6 months.
    1 extra risk each week leads to 52 more opportunities every year for excitement and possibility.
    It's your life. You are responsible for your results. Challenge yourself and others.

    Be Two-Twelve! Change our World!

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