About the Founder
Ms. Brittany Jean was born and raised in New York City. As a Savvy New York City bred woman, Ms. Brittany started her professional career in 2012, as a Paraprofessional for students with special needs at an NYC public school. There she fell in love with teaching one-on-one and became certified in Picture Exchange Communication System, she became equipped with the skills to help non-verbal students with Autism begin the process of communicating through spoken language; while working as a full-time paraprofessional, she hustled her way through 3 years at CUNY Lehman College where she received her Bachelors of Arts in Speech and Language Pathology. Brittany served 5 years as a Kindergarten Teacher at
Achievement First Bushwick Elementary school(AFBES), a school that gained a National Blue Ribbon title. During her time at AFBES, Brittany wore several other hats; Lead Grade-Level Phonics and Writing planner, Grade level chair, Teacher in Residence-Resident Advisor, Step Coach, and Graduate Student. Brittany received her Master's Degree in Special Education from Grand Canyon University. Brittany has always been drawn to education, specifically getting students to learn in unique ways and tapping into the cognitive and interest of students. Currently, Brittany is a Home School Special Education and General Education Teacher for students in Kindergarten and Second Grade! Brittany's goal is to successfully launch B-Ready Academy MicroSchool during the 2021-2022 academic school year!
I have been traveling the world solo since 2016!
I can play the trumpet and clarinet fluently
I enjoy listening to podcasts and absolutely LOVE Target! (Every educator's a happy place!)
What her colleagues say:
“She is organized, she thinks quickly on her feet, she's flexible and reliable. Brittany often is thinking of new ways to engage her students which further drives academic results.” - Colleen Regan Special Education Teacher
“Brittany is thoughtful and creative. She does everything with purpose and always has her student's success and best interest at heart. Brittany brings joy to learning and teaching. She is enthusiastic, positive, and caring. Brittany also holds her students to high expectations. She believes in each and every one of them, meets them where they are, and supports all their individual needs.”- D'asia Adger Dean of Students at Achievement First Bushwick
“What I can say is that Brittany starts every day with a plan. She is very organized and intentionally plans all parts of the day to be more proactive and less reactive. Her planning ahead makes the day run smoothly even when unforeseen circumstances may arise. In addition to her great organization skills, Brittany approaches students and colleagues with enthusiasm and pure passion for the craft of teaching. She quickly and effortlessly builds rapport with students, their families, and her school team. It is easy to trust Brittany's judgment, collaborate, and support her decisions.”- Dr. Sade Johnson Principal of Achievement First Crown Heights