Before accepting the call to the NAD, Stephen Bralley worked as the Superintendent of Education for the Kentucky-Tennessee Conference. Supervising PK-12 grade schools spread across western Tennessee and all of Kentucky. From 2010-2015 he was principal/multi-grade teacher Shoal Creek Adventist School. He was at Great Plains Academy and Enterprise Academy in Enterprise, Kansas contributing in various roles as boys’ dean, teacher, and as the head administrator for 11 years. He started his teaching career in the public school system of Putnam County, Tennessee.
He is fully endorsed in Elementary and Secondary Education specifically in the areas of Social Studies, History, English, Religion and Civics. His academic background includes Little Creek Academy in Knoxville, Tenn., attending Southern Adventist University, Tennessee Technological University with an Bachelor of Science degree in Education. He grew up in Cookeville, Tennessee.
He met his wife, Tina, while they were both serving as camp staff at Cohutta Springs in Georgia-Cumberland Conference and where eventually he would become the Youth Camp Associate Director.