Alicia Bradfield is a 3rd grade English Language Arts teacher at Willow Oaks Elementary School, where she is also the third grade team leader and drama club sponsor. Alicia has served as a Common Core lead teacher, TNCore Learning Leader, and has conducted professional development sessions in differentiated instruction and Common Core strategies. She is a National Board Certified teacher and has been selected as a Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year. Alicia graduated from Christian Brothers University with a BA in Human Development, Union University with a Master’s in Education, and earned a PhD in Teacher Leadership from Walden University. She has also completed courses at Bethel University to allow her to advance her credentials in Educational Leadership.