Teresa Brickey

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Teresa Brickey is a Chicago-based educator. She received her Bachelor's degree at Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, IN, and her Master’s from the University of Chicago.


Teresa Brickey, originally from St. Louis, MO, is a Chicago-based educator dedicated to helping students reach their full potential. She received her undergraduate degree at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, IN. There she studied English Writing and Global Studies, as well as received minors in Spanish and Intercultural Studies. During her undergraduate degree, she had the opportunity to study short-term in France and El Salvador. With the acceptance of the Benjamin Gilman Scholarship from the U.S. Department of Education, she studied Spanish in the summer of 2018 in Córdoba, Argentina. After graduating she worked at the University of Notre Dame in The Mission Center, working as a Program Coordinator with mission sites worldwide. Transitioning through the Pandemic, she began working as a High Spanish teacher in South Bend, IN. Eventually, in 2021 Brickey moved to Chicago and continued working in education, as a 10th-grade English teacher. Before moving into her graduate studies, she spent the summer of 2022 working as a Program Coordinator for a local YouthBuild program. As a first-gen low-income student, she realizes the need for educational equity and access for all. She believes that every student deserves the attention and care to access their full potential. Recently Brickey received her Master’s in Humanities: English Writing and Literature from the University of Chicago. She plans to continue her education journey, pursuing a doctorate in the coming years and eventually hopes to work in higher education. In her free time, you can find her doting on her three cats, reading in her hammock, or writing poetry

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  • First-Generation College Students
  • Liberal Arts Colleges
  • Graduate College Admissions

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