Our Organizers

Bridget Johnson

Bridget served for five years as the Dean of Students at Milton Academy. During that time she implemented new procedures within the discipline system, help to create a residential curriculum, reorganized the health services program, and helped to implement an emergency response program. In addition to her responsibilities as Dean of Students, she also taught in the affective education program which is a character education/life skills program at Milton.

In 2012, Bridget joined Prep for Prep as the Associate Executive Director. Prep for Prep is an educational, leadership development program that prepares and places New York City's most able students of color into independent schools and provides them with ongoing support and life-changing opportunities. In 2018, Bridget left Prep for Prep and is now doing consulting work for similar nonprofit organizations.

She previously worked as the Associate Director of Admissions at Episcopal High School in Northern Virginia. A native of Greensboro, North Carolina, Bridget earned her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University.

Peter Curran

Peter Curran is Associate Head of School and Dean of Admission at Blair Academy. He joined the faculty in July 2011 after spending four years at Fountain Valley School in Colorado Springs as Dean of Students. Peter completed his undergraduate work at Bowdoin College and earned an MEd in higher education administration at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.


During his time at Blair, he has also served as Assistant Head of School for Enrollment and Communications, Dean of Admission, Dean of Students and taught English. Prior to Fountain Valley School, Peter worked abroad at The American School in Switzerland (TASIS) as the Dean of Students and before that he taught and coached at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac, Md., and Seven Mile School on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona. Peter is also a trustee at North Country School in Lake Placid, New York.