Mrs. Tripp

Phone: 815-933-7550


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Tripp


  • I earned my bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education (K – 9) in 1982 from Olivet Nazarene University.
  • I completed Reading Recovery training from National-Louis University in 1996.
  • I earned my Masters in Reading from Olivet Nazarene University in 2010.


  • I started my teacher career in 1986. I have had experience teaching many different grades in three different states (Wisconsin, Missouri, and Illinois).
  • I joined the Bradley East staff in 2001 as a kindergarten teacher and became a specialized Reading Teacher in 2015..


  • I’ve been married since 1980 to my husband, Dr. J.R. Tripp. We have three daughters, along with 3 son-in-laws and 7 grandchildren. 
  • My very favorite thing to do is to read!
  • I love chocolate!

I am very happy to be a part of the Bradley School District and thoroughly love helping children to become better readers.