Kelsey LaVigne

Head of Schools, Brilla Schools Network

Kelsey LaVigne serves as Head of Schools for the Brilla network, managing the school leaders of each campus to ensure that Brilla's mission is proliferated across all Brilla schools. Kelsey was a founding administrator at the flagship campus, Brilla College Prep, where she was charged with establishing and implementing the vision for school culture and family engagement. She was promoted to Assistant Principal, and soon after became the School Leader.  Prior to joining Brilla, Kelsey spent four years as a 5th grade math teacher at Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate, an Uncommon School, while also serving as the school culture lead and an instructional coach. Her first two years were taught under the umbrella of Teach for America as a 2009 Corp Member, during which she also received her Master’s degree in Education from Hunter College, Teacher U. Kelsey completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Leadership Development.