Bruce Conrad Davis, M.A.
Bruce Conrad Davis, formerly a principal in the Garvey School District, Rosemead, California, is an educational consultant specializing in management.
In 1995 The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., in collaboration with the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the National Education Association, the National Association of Elementary School Principals and the American Federation of Teachers honored Bruce Davis with The American Heroes in Education award.
In 1987 the California State Superintendent of Public Instruction named Ralph Waldo Emerson, the school Bruce Davis administered, a California Distinguished School. It was cited for its program excellence, academic achievement and innovative and successful programs working effectively with students representing diverse ethnic and language backgrounds. Bruce pioneered increasing parent involvement by holding parent meetings in seven language simultaneous translations. The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development produced an award-winning video titled Multicultural Education, profiling a portion of his work.
Bruce Davis has served on the editorial advisory boards of Instructor magazine and the journal, Educational Leadership. His book, How to Involve Parents in a Multicultural School, published by The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, sold over five thousand copies. (A revised edition is available now at Create Space and Amazon.) Bruce's articles have appeared in numerous professional journals, popular magazines and newspapers. He's currently writing a book on how to navigate and win at the politics of the education business.
Bruce has been a speaker on educational topics for the ASCD, the National Elementary Principals Association, the California association of Bilingual Education and the Los Angeles County Office of Education. He has taught teaching techniques as an adjunct professor for Pepperdine University and graduate level classes on School Governance for California Lutheran University.