Kelly Costigan Rhodenbaugh

Director, School Partnerships

As Partner, School Partnerships, Kelly works closely with Character Lab’s network of school and district partners to make the school-based research process seamless and substantive. 

Kelly is passionate about co-constructing change with communities. She is inspired by students and teachers across the country who are committed to empowering others through research.

Before joining Character Lab, Kelly worked as an operations manager for a high school in New York and supported civic leadership and educational equity at a national nonprofit. Kelly holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education from The City College of New York, City University of New York.

Outside of work, Kelly enjoys spending time with family, trying new restaurants, cuddling with her three dogs, and flexing her interior design muscles.

Kelly’s pronouns are she/her/hers.