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Darcel Brady

School of Education

Ph.D., 1999, University of Illinois at Chicago
M.P.A., 1992, Governors State University
B.A., 1975, Elmhurst College

 Dr. Brady has been a member of the faculty in Olivet’s School of Education since 2002. She brings more than 30 years of experience working with young people and children in a number of areas. She teaches history and philosophy of education for undergraduate and graduate students; middle school and secondary reading for the School of Graduate and Continuing Studies; leadership paradigms for the Ed.D program; and online CIED courses for the graduate program.

She was a teaching principal in a private school for 15 years. Currently, she works as executive director of programs for C.R.A.F.T., Inc., a nonprofit organization that mentors young people in grades six through college-age in Hopkins Park, Ill.

Dr. Brady is a member of the International Reading Association (IRA), and the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). She is also a member and Christian education director of the Pembroke Fellowship Church, Pembroke Township, Ill.

She enjoys listening to music, playing the piano, traveling, reading and playing games on her Kindle.



Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that has it: but the instruction of fools is folly.