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Phylicia Bridgewater

Resident Principal, Anacostia Elementary Campus

Phylicia Bridgewater joined DC Prep in 2012. Throughout her time at DC Prep, she has served as a PK3 teacher, PK3 grade-level lead at Edgewood Elementary Campus, and as an Early Childhood Assistant Principal at AEC. Before joining the DC Prep team, Phylicia was a teacher at E.L. Haynes. Phylicia is a native of the Bronx, New York and made her way to the DMV to attend Howard University, where she received her undergraduate degree in Human Development and Psycho-Educational Studies. She earned her graduate degree from George Mason University in Early Childhood Education.

Ms. Bridgewater will work alongside Ms. Kuzma until Ms. Kuzma moves across the country at the end of calendar year 2024, after which point Ms. Bridgewater will move into the Principal role.