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Brett Kimmel

Principal, Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (WHEELS)

Bio Current as of June 17, 2015

Brett Kimmel is the founding principal of Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (WHEELS), a 6th-12th grade public school in New York City. WHEELS is an “A” rated school and has been recognized as a transformational school by Teach for America founder Wendy Kopp, a mentor school by Expeditionary Learning and an anchor school by the NYC Department of Education’s Middle School Quality Initiative. Prior to becoming Principal at WHEELS Brett was an Assistant Principal at Intermediate School 143 and was a Teach for America Corps Member in Houston, Texas where he taught fifth grade. Brett holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from University of Michigan and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from New York University.