Brad Kirshenbaum is a curriculum and assessment project manager for the P4K team. His primary responsibility is creating the goal setting program model for grades K-9, which includes formalizing the goal setting process for collecting goal setting data as well as training staff and volunteers on the best use of Acuity. Brad will also be responsible for serving as the P4K Acuity liaison and lead evaluator of the agency’s elementary program effectiveness.
Brad says his favorite part of what he does is being a part of making a positive impact on the lives of so many local students.
Before he joined the P4K team Brad lived in Chicago and worked for an American College Testing (ACT) preparatory program, called Revolution Prep. He primarily focused on the development and implementation of a college prep/life skills course at Urban Prep in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood.
Brad holds a master’s degree in Cultural and Educational Policy Studies and a bachelor’s degree from in history and economics from Loyola University. While at Loyola, he organized the Emmett Project, a daylong event bringing students from a local middle school to Loyola’s campus to experience college life first-hand and also worked at a Turnaround school in Chicago, doing research on how such wholesale changes affected the teachers and students.
When Brad is not working, he enjoys playing sports, NU Football, and astronomy.