"Helping students leverage their strengths and passions to become independent, life-long learners in the digital age."
Bradley Lands is the Director of Technology and Innovation at The Langley School in McLean, Virginia. He is a passionate educator who strives to provide students with the skills they will need to become lifelong learners and creative problem solvers in our world today. As an Instructional Technology Consultant, Brad has lots of experience leading teachers in professional development workshops, trainings, and presentations on how to meaningfully integrate technology to enhance teaching and learning.
Brad began his career in education as a sixth grade math and science teacher for three years in Falls Church City Public Schools. He later became certified in Career and Technical Education for grades K-12 and taught Technology Education for one year. This eventually lead him to transition into the role of an Instructional Technology Coach for two years at the middle level.
While Brad was an Instructional Technology Coach, he began to seek professional development opportunities to further his knowledge and experience in educational technology. Due to his passion for teaching and learning, he became a Google for Education Certified Trainer, a Google for Education Certified Innovator, an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Siemens STEM Institute Fellow, and a National Board Certified Teacher in Technology Education.
In order to attain more leadership roles in education, Brad graduated from Virginia Tech with an Education Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership and Policy in May of 2014. He is also an adjunct professor at Marymount University teaching a graduate level educational technology course.