Superintendent Bradley Named OkMEA Administrator of the Year

Charles Bradley stands in front of Morsey

Mustang Public Schools Superintendent Charles Bradley will be recognized as the Oklahoma Music Educators Association (OkMEA) Administrator of the Year on Thursday, January 18, 2024. The ceremony is a part of the OkMEA Winter Conference and will be held at the DoubleTree in downtown Tulsa in the International Ballroom. The award gives recognition to school administrators who show exceptional support for their school’s music program. Recipients demonstrate support of music as an important part of the total curriculum, attend public performances of school ensembles, and support the school and/or district music faculty. Administrators are nominated by their faculty, recommended by the OkMEA Awards committee, and confirmed by the OkMEA Executive Board.

Charles Bradley, Mustang Public Schools’ superintendent, is a long-time district employee and administrator. Bradley joined the Mustang Public School District in 1998 and has served as a district teacher, coach, and administrator. His administrative roles include interim high school principal, district executive director, top academic officer, deputy superintendent, and interim superintendent. On December 10, 2018, Bradley was officially hired to be the Superintendent of Mustang Public Schools. “I believe in our teachers and staff and look forward to the future as we both grow in enrollment and in academic strength. Mustang has much to be proud of, and we have a bright future ahead,” Bradley said.

Bradley is a dedicated educator committed to inspiring students by intertwining their passions with academic content. He firmly believes that our primary role as educators is to cultivate a love for learning by incorporating students’ interests into the educational journey. He strives to ignite the flame of passion within each student, recognizing that once their enthusiasm is kindled, the boundaries of achievement become boundless. Bradley’s teaching philosophy is centered around the fusion of passion and academia as the key to unlocking the full potential of every learner.

Bradley and his wife, Christy (the principal at Mustang North Middle School), have two sons, Garrison, a senior at Oklahoma State University, and Grant, a senior at Mustang High School.

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