Kelly O’Brien joined the Brilla community in 2014 as a second grade teacher. After teaching for two years, she transitioned to the role of Grade Level Chair and helped to found the second Brilla elementary school, Brilla Veritas. At Brilla Veritas, she is the Assistant Principal and Data & Assessment Lead. Before teaching at Brilla, Mrs. O’Brien attended Syracuse University and graduated in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and special education. She recently completed her masters in behavioral disorders and gifted and talented education at Hunter College. Mrs. O’Brien loves to be outside and spend time with her family. She is a new mom and cannot wait to find out where this new adventure will take her.

“It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.”

- J.K. Rowling
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