Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. Psychology & Environmental Studies, University of St. Thomas
Ms. Bridgette Kelly (she/her/hers) is a Career & College Center Coordinator with AchieveMpls and describes herself as a Minnesota-based experiential learning educator who enjoys connecting with young people, exploring ways to build generational wealth in BIPOC communities, and healing through yoga, nature, and creativity.
Ms. Bridgette grew up in Northfield, MN and is a 2012 graduate from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul where she double majored in Psychology and Environmental Studies while also minoring in Business. Ms. Bridgette’s career experience spans from nonprofit program management, to corporate sales, to professional acting. Upon returning to the Twin Cities after living in Portland, Maine for 6 years, Ms. Bridgette felt excited to share her career and college readiness knowledge with students navigating their post-secondary planning process, particularly first generation, low income, and underrepresented students.
Ms. Bridgette comes to Como Park High School from the St. Olaf College TRIO Educational Talent Search program where she served as an Academic Advisor at Humboldt High School and Community of Peace Academy in St. Paul. Ms. Bridgette is grateful to support CPHS in developing a sustainable, equitable, community-centered career and college exploration environment.