Dr. Boyd Bradbury, Department of Leadership and Learning, has been appointed to the Minnesota Rural Education Association (MREA) Board of Directors for a four-year term. MREA is the only advocate exclusively for Greater Minnesota education. Under the leadership of school board members, administrators, teachers, and community members, MREA focuses on what puts learners first to bring about our best possible future. MREA supports legislation developed with students in mind and focused on helping them reach their potential; legislation that achieves equity of educational opportunity and funding for all; legislation that increases student achievement and invests public money efficiently and effectively; and legislation that strengthens cooperation and flexibility to best meet the needs of learners and communities. More information can be found at http://www.mreavoice.org/mrea-welcomes-new-directors-in-2021/.