Norah Kearney joined the Brilla team in 2019 as one of the Sixth Grade ELA teachers. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from Webster University and a master’s degree in Teaching from Brandeis University. Ms. Kearney has worked with middle school students in a number of cities, including Chicago, St. Louis, and Boston. She enjoys exploring NYC and spending time with family and friends.

“Find a beautiful piece of art. If you fall in love with Van Gogh or Matisse or John Oliver Killens, the music of Aretha Franklin, or the music of Chopin–find some beautiful art and admire it, and realize that that was created by human beings just like you, no more human, no less.”

- Maya Angelou
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