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Tukwila School District No. 406

Director District No. 3

Bridgette Agpaoa Ryder

Bridgette Agpaoa Ryder

4804 S 144TH ST


Education: Bachelor's in Psychology, University of Washington; Master's and Doctorate in Educational Leadership, Seattle University
Occupation: Tacoma Community College Workforce Educator and Mental Health Counselor

Dr. Bridgette Agpaoa Ryder (she, her, hers) is dedicated to educational justice and liberation.  As Filipina/Mestiza and first in the family to graduate from community college, she recognizes that communities continue to face structural barriers.  As a district parent, educational leader, and a human services professional - she centers and elevates the voices who face structural barriers in education, employment, housing, and healthcare. 


Bridgette is an advisory board member for the Black, Indigenous, Faculty of Color Mentoring Program for Washington Community and Technical Colleges.  Bridgette is an elected School Board Director for the King County Directors Association Purchasing Cooperative.  Bridgette serves the Still Waters Services for Families in Transition Board.  She co-facilitates The Professional Women of Color in Higher Ed collaborative at Tacoma Community College.  Bridgette previously vice-chaired the City of Tukwila Equity Social Justice Commission and previously chaired a Washington State Department of Health professional certification board.


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