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Bridgeport Public Schools

Hear from Michael Brosnan about the inspiring students of Bridgeport Public Schools.

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Meet Michael Brosnan

Teacher Ambassador

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The students provide inspiration in their thirst for knowledge and their desire for excellent teachers to educate them in both academics and social-emotional learning.


  • Beginning Teacher Coordinator


  • Fairfield University


    • Star Award
    • NHS Faculty Award
    • Beard Finalist

    Teacher Certification Program

    • Fairfield University

    Why I Teach

    My students' passion for learning motivates me to teach.

    Bridgeport by the numbers

    • 1,718

      Dedicated Teachers

    • 20,896

      Engaged Learners

    • 45,000

      New Teacher Salary

    About Bridgeport Public Schools

    • About

      We have a strong commitment to urban education, are committed to drive student achievement, nurture the love of learning in all students, and help influence students to make the life they envision a reality.

    • For Teachers

      Bridgeport Public Schools (BPS) is a vibrant community exceeding 20,000 students and 42 schools. 

      Our diverse schools are committed to closing the achievement gap, while pursuing and implementing innovative urban school structure and leadership. We are aimed at readying our students for college and the global workforce. 

      Bridgeport schools have been recognized, both locally and nationally, for their achievements—from receiving the BROAD Prize Finalist Award in 2006 and 2007 to Roosevelt School's student performance at the White House. That is why Bridgeport is a choice for students, parents and teachers alike.

    • Salary, Compensation & Benefits

      We provide a comprehensive benefits and incentives package:

      • Advanced Alternative Route to Certification to Special Education for certified teachers
      • Full benefits package: health/medical, dental, vision and life insurance, pension plan, 403B and 457 plans, credit union, salary incentives for advanced degrees, 10 percent discount for educational purposes at local universities (includes family members)
      • Student Loan Forgiveness Program (SLFP) after 5 years of employment
      • Teacher support
      • Teacher mortgage assistance relocation program
    • Job Opportunities

      If you’re interested in working for Bridgeport Public Schools, check out our job postings at the link below or email hrdept@bridgeportedu.net.

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