Bridget Kelley-Lossada is a teacher by trade, historian by desire, and poet by night and early morning. She has been teaching since 1993 in both public and private institutions. She is the middle school director at an independent Catholic school in Los Angeles, a role she has maintained since 2007. She met the love of her life at a public school in east Los Angeles. He is also an educator, teacher mentor, and life coach. They have two school-aged children who enjoy singing show tunes in the car.