Jessi Brunken (she/her/hers)

Jessi leads Blue Engine’s Program Team to ensure that BE’s work leads to meaningful impact for our stakeholders and that the organization is continuously improving and expanding its reach. Jessi brings experience as a math teacher in inclusion settings, an instructional coach and program designer to the team. Having started her career as a solo teacher supporting students with a wide array of needs, she is passionate about the impact that truly effective teams of teachers can have on both students and on the experience of teaching.

Jessi Brunken

What is your unique genius? How do you bring it to your work at Blue Engine?

I love dreaming about what’s possible and turning a bold, ambitious vision into action. I believe in my bones that the work we do at Blue Engine to maximize all of our human resources on behalf of students to create a more just and inclusive school system cannot wait, and I am a fierce advocate for our mission, our stakeholders and our team.

What do you love about working at Blue Engine?

The best part about working at Blue Engine is the incredible people and the way we leverage teams. I also love that Blue Engine balances rigor and accountability to measurable results with a deep commitment to learning and a human-centered approach.

I believe in my bones that the work we do at Blue Engine to maximize all of our human resources on behalf of students to create a more just and inclusive school system cannot wait, and I am a fierce advocate for our mission, our stakeholders and our team.