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Bridgette Johnson


Empowering the Wonders of the World in children, parents, teachers, leaders, coaches, mentors, centers, youth groups, and schools through high energy and engaging educational curriculum that will inspire, ignite, and impact a lifelong love of learning for





Louisville, KY--Bridgette A. Johnson, (AKA DJBJ) children's book author, educator, artist and business
entrepreneur is a life-long educator with Jefferson County Public Schools.  For nearly 18 years, she has
developed zany learning tools geared towards student academic success.  Applying creative and
strategic lesson plans for high-needs children with structural and institutional challenges, Johnson has
received recognitions and awards for achieving positive outcomes using out-of-the box teaching
methods.  With imagination and incredible energy--like a magician--The Rapping School Teacher
creates amazing moments of surprise to help children with literacy and a love for reading. Most
notably, she is a recipient of the Federal Credit Union’s Hero of Education Award.
Johnson holds an Associate's Degree in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (IECE) from
Jefferson Community & Technical College (JCTC) and a Bachelor's Degree from Campbellsville
University in IECE Currently working on the Master of Education in Montessori Education (M.Ed. – ME)
While continuing her education, she has studied at Kaplan and Sullivan universities.  She is also
certified as a professional development trainer (LEVEL 4) in Early Childhood Education.  As the
owner and business entrepreneur of CREATIVELY IN-VENTED, LLC, the spunky "rapper" uses
music, drama play and storytelling to entertain and educate diverse audiences everywhere she
travels with her one-woman shows. 
As a children's book author, Johnson has penned 15 books and related products for early
childhood learners:  Hey!  Hey! I Know My 5 Senses (ISBN:  978-0986367250; Anike Publishing,
2016) and Use Your Manners, et al (ISBN:  978-0692934067; CREATIVELY IN-VENTED, LLC,
2017).  Both publications are recommended to use as educational resources with companion CDs
that accompany each book and help to make learning even more fun.  The Rapping School
Teacher will be touring throughout the Kentuckiana region with a focus on literacy through
children's book signings, performances and educational training seminars.  
For bookings, features and interviews, please contact the author or her media liaison @: 
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