Brad Joens, Community Representative

Brad Joens joined our Board of Directors in January 2024.  Brad has been a champion for education and academic achievement for many years.  He served the Platte Valley School District (PVRE-7, 2001-2022) for 21 years as the high school Principal. Brad also contributes to the Town of Kersey as a Board of Trustee Member. We are so grateful for Brad’s support on our Board of Directors and his insight on how we might grow and thrive at our Platte Valley schools.  We look forward to many more years with him on our Board and his dedication to our students and the communities they live in!

What is your favorite part of serving on the Board of Directors?

Just the opportunity to continue helping kids/students.

What influenced you to serve on the Board for the Dream Team?

With the expansion of the Platte Valley schools being included as a part of the Dream Team, it felt like a pretty natural fit.

What does it mean to you (personally and/or professionally) to serve on the Board?

Personal/professional has always been connected for me. Being a part of a team, with common goal(s) of helping our children is an outstanding privilege and responsibility.

What advice would you give a Dream Team student who one day wants to work in your field?

If you have a passion for your selected field of study, it will always be rewarding and also a point of pride.

What did you study in college?

Mathematics/Physical Education/Administration.

What inspired you to work in your field?

I had great teachers, coaches and sponsors growing up.

What is your favorite thing to do in your free time?

 Anything that is physical.