David C. Bloomfield is Professor of Education Leadership, Law, and Policy at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center.  Among other publications, he is the author of American Public Education Law (Peter Lang, 2012, 2d ed.) along with frequent columns and press comments.  Beyond his academic work, Prof. Bloomfield provides expert testimony and assistance to organizational clients and the media addressing a broad array of intersecting instructional, legal, political, and policy problems for

  • School systems and public/independent schools facing a broad array of education management, legal, personnel, parent engagement, and community outreach challenges;
  • Parent and community organizations needing advocacy skills;
  • Public officials and candidates seeking education policy or legislative solutions
  • Education reporters, editors, and news producers seeking print or electronic commentary, particularly for breaking Education Law & Policy news.
  • Organizations seeking dynamic, knowledgeable presentations on educational leadership, law, and current policy issues: “David Bloomfield is not only brilliant, but a wonderful speaker, and we all learned so much about how the legal system works. The resources he provided are invaluable.”
An honors graduate of Columbia University School of Law and Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs, Bloomfield was founding Chair of the Brooklyn College Department of Childhood, Bilingual, and Special Education after serving as Program Head of Educational Leadership for over a decade.

A certified superintendent, former K-12 teacher, and parent leader, he previously served as General Counsel to the New York City Board of Education and Senior Education Adviser to the elected Manhattan Borough President. Full Bio >
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