Meet Our New Staff Members!

We are thrilled to welcome four new staff members to the Bridge School for the 2023-24 school year. Visit our Meet the Staff page for more info about each of them!

Jewel C. Hawley (she/her) joins as our Kokanee teacher. A Filipina American born and raised in Seattle, WA, Jewel has over a decade of teaching experience. She is also a parent of a Coho student!

Jessica Wride (she/her) joins as our Coho teacher. Jessica has over a decade of experience in schools, both as a classroom teacher and as a social-emotional coach. She is also a visual artist.

Amanda Hill (she/they) joins as our Head of School. Amanda has over 15 years of experience as a teacher and administrator in college settings. She brings a passion for ,and experience in, creating anti-racist, gender inclusive, and neurodiverse affirming learning environments. They are also a studio potter and an avid reader.

Alexis Wolfe Mbassa (she/her) joins as a Wilderness Explorations and Creative Enrichment instructor. She is filled with joy about the ability to bring her long-time passions of outdoor education, journalism, and the arts to The Bridge School. Alexis recently returned to Seattle after 15 years living and teaching in NYC.

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