Bradford Elementary School

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Principal's Vision

  •   Our vision is that every student who attends Bradford Elementary School is responsible, respectful, and safe. We strive every day to provide the best education to our students to prepare them for future endeavours. Our faculty and staff strive for excellence and work collaboratively to ensure a quality education is provided.
Better At Bradford motto

Phone: 904.966.6061


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Cassie Melvin, Principal

Cassie Melvin is a lifelong resident of Bradford County and a Bradford High School graduate. She holds a Master's degree in Educational Leadership from Saint Leo University and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Thomas University in Psychology. Mrs. Melvin holds a professional education certificate in School Principal, Educational Leadership, Middle Grade Social Sciences 5-9 and Physical Education.
Mrs. Melvin served Columbia County School District where she coached various middle school and varsity sports along with teaching for four years before joining Bradford County. She taught at Bradford Middle School and was also the Behavior Resource Teacher for a combination of five years before accepting her role as Assistant Principal, then Principal of Brooker Elementary School. Mrs. Melvin is married to Brian Melvin of Brooker, FL and they have two children, Brilee and Brayden.
Mrs. Melvin is passionate about building morale on the school campus, and ensuring that students come first. She prides herself in creating a "team before me" atmosphere amongst staff and is excited about bringing her vision of continuous positive and productive communication and atmosphere to Bradford Elementary along with a continued improvement in academics throughout every grade level. 

Phone: 904.966.6061


Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Laurén Morgan, Asst. Principal

Ms. Laurén Morgan holds a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Saint Leo University (2021), a Master of Education with a Literacy Specialization from the University of Florida (2002) and a Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Florida (2001). Ms. Morgan holds professional education certifications in Educational Leadership, Elementary Education (K-6) and ESOL Endorsement.
Ms. Morgan has served Putnam County Schools for the past four years as a 6th Grade Honors teacher at Melrose Elementary. Prior to that, she served Clay County Schools for ten years at McRae Elementary School and Alachua County Schools for five years at Waldo Community School.
Ms. Morgan is a dedicated lifelong learner and is excited to continue as the Assistant Principal of Bradford Elementary.  Her vision is to serve the Bradford Family by establishing trust and relationships with all Stakeholders.
On a personal note, Ms. Morgan has been a resident of Bradford County for fifteen years. She is looking forward to partnering with everyone to give Bradford County students what each and every one of them deserve - a top-quality, rigorous education that will prepare them well for success in college and life.

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