Inspiring Educators Who Inspire Future Leaders
“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.
Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”
– Dr. Martin Luther King
Dr. Tiffany L. Bridgewater is an experienced teacher, leader, facilitator, advocate, coach, and presenter. She has worked throughout her career to develop policies and procedures that support the academic and social-emotional needs of students of color.
Dr. Bridgewater is active in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion work within schools and organizations around the country. Tiffany has a national presence in DEI, including her work with the Association of Independent Maryland and DC Schools (AIMS). In her partnership with AIMS, Dr. Bridgewater is a frequent presenter and is developing a new DEIJB practitioner mentorship program for both beginning and experienced practitioners, as well as co-leading the AIMS DEIJB Committee and Conference Design Team. Tiffany previously served as a co-chair for the NAIS People of Color Conference and continues to work closely with this governing body. In 2019, Dr. Bridgewater was among 21 diversity leaders to receive the DiversityIS Leadership in Diversity Award. She also continues to look for ways to provide a public purpose within her local community, serving on a number of boards such as Educational Justice, Impact 100, and The Louisville Ballet. Tiffany recently completed her final year as Vice President and Chair of the Fund Development Committee for the Derby Tea Rose Foundation of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Tiffany was among forty-seven community leaders selected in Louisville for the 2021 Bingham Fellow class.
A graduate of Fisk University, Dr. Bridgewater earned her B.A. in English, an M.A. in English & Humanities, an M.A. in Education, both from Marymount University, and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Spalding University. Dr. Bridgewater is currently the Head of Lower School & Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Louisville Collegiate School.
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Tiffany Bridgewater, Ed.D.