Dr. Brad Kose

Assistant Professor of Education and Director of Graduate Programs bkose@carrollu.edu Edu Hall Office 219


Education Graduate Studies


Professor Kose has worked in the field of education for more than 25 years as a teacher, school principal, district administrator, and educational leadership professor. Professor Kose centers his teaching, scholarship, and service on a commitment for all PK-12 students to be included, healthy, successful, and good citizens. He joined Carroll University in 2021.  


Ohio State: B.S. Psychology, M.Ed. in Teaching & Learning, M.S. Educational Leadership
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D., Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis

Areas of Specialization

School Principal Leadership
Equity in Education
Professional Learning Systems and Practices

Service to Carroll University and Profession

Director of Graduate Programs in Education
Benefits Committee
Association for Wisconsin School Administrators, principal preparation committee member

Honors and Awards

Principal of a school recognized for academic performance in a large district 
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Instructor of Excellence
National Staff Development Council Best Research Award

What is your teaching style?

I am passionate about teaching and learning. Deep and experiential learning, life-long learning, active engagement, student voice and choice, rigor and relationships, and equitable practices are essential components of my educational philosophy.
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