ABOUT BRITTANY ANN CUFAUDE
Founder of Joyful Classrooms, Brittany Cufaude is also known as a teacher, coach, and author. Brittany created Joyful Classrooms to bring joy and equity to all children through a devotion to continuous learning and a compassionate community. To learn more about Brittany Cufaude and her journey on how she found joy and enabled many other teaching professionals to find joy in their practice, read on.
Brittany has been a teacher for over fifteen years. During this time, she’s taught adult women and their children in a women’s shelter, high-school-aged mothers who had a place to nurse and play with their babies while they attended classes on their main high school campus. She has also taught kinder friends, high schoolers, and generally children of all ages. She’s taught in English and in Spanish. She spent the most consecutive years teaching as an intensive reading interventionist at a middle school. And, in some of her greatest acts of courage, she has spent years teaching other teachers effective teaching strategies. She can’t imagine a place she loves more than the classroom (other than anywhere with her son and dog).
According to her family and dearest friends, Brittany is built of compassion, kindness, and courage. They describe her as a lover without limit, a candle in the soul of those she loves. They say she is steadfast and reliable in showing up again and again for those she loves. They agree resilience and dedication are her superpowers. She is also known for her stubborn will to see the beauty in all people and to find hope in the world.