My name is Mrs. Bryna Johnson and I am very excited to begin my journey at Shortridge High School this school year. Recently, I relocated from Richmond, Virginia and I have been a resident in Indiana for a year now. I was born in Pulaski, Mo. and then traveled to many states due to my father being in the military. Later, I became stationary in Richmond, Virginia during my teenage years into adulthood. I attended the Engineering program at Norfolk State University for a semester and then transferred to Virginia State University’s Engineering program and graduated in May 2013 with my B.S.
After graduation I did not pursue my career in engineering. Rather, I obtained my CNA nursing license and worked for many years in the nursing field until I decided to pursue my career in education. The first job I landed in education was at a Technology charter school located in Washington. D.C. as a basic keyboarding teacher and that was when teaching became a part of my life. Years later after teaching in many establishments, I wanted to open my own charter school in Virginia, so I decided to go back to school to get my administration and supervision
degree. I graduated but I paused that goal and just continued to work with the urban city population by making students successful within their communities and in the classroom. Since then, I have been working for 12 years in the Special Education field in public schools, private day schools, charter schools, and mental health facilities.
Mostly, I love spending time with my family, and I have a three-year-old who keeps me very busy. In our spare time, my family and I love to travel anywhere we have never been before and visit different aquariums and historical sites. I look forward to bringing my skills and knowledge to Shortridge High School to help and teach students achieve success not only in school, but in their communities to set positive examples for generations to follow.
Bachelor of Science-Electronics Engineering Technology, B.S.
Master of Education-Administration and Supervision, M.Ed.
Special Education Endorsement