Faculty/Staff Bio

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Kerry Bracco

B.A., Dartmouth College; M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania

English, Admissions


Work Phone: 860-945-7824

Year Appointed: 2013

Kerry attended Phillips Exeter Academy, where she graduated with honors and played field hockey and lacrosse. Upon graduation from Phillips, she attended Dartmouth College, where she earned a bachelor's in anthropology and was a varsity field hockey player and senior-season captain. She was named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I National Academic Squad and received Dartmouth's Phil McInnis '36 Award. During her undergraduate years, she also served as a coach and counselor at Peak Elite Field Hockey Camp; worked at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans; volunteered at the START Program in Hanover, New Hampshire, and at the Ogden Art Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans; and served as a counselor and administrator at Friends of Virgin Islands National Park on St. John, USVI. After graduating from Dartmouth, she worked as an intern with the office of the registrar at the Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC; as a volunteer assistant lacrosse coach at Brooks School; and as a leave replacement history teacher, coach, and dorm faculty member at Ross School in East Hampton, New York. Kerry began her Taft career as a Penn Fellow in English. She completed her Master's degree in 2015.  She is currently working toward a Master's, Certification, and Licensure in school and mental health counseling, also at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to teaching English and serving as an admissions officer Kerry lives in HDT, coaches field hockey and lacrosse, and teaches yoga. 

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