Staff Directory

Kimberly (“KJ”) Bechtle joined Bay Ridge Prep in 2023 as our School Nurse. Prior to Bay Ridge Prep, KJ was the school nurse at Mary McDowell Friends School. A member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, she also has previous experience at NYU Langone and completed clinical work at Methodist Presbyterian Hospital, Richmond University Medical Center, Northwell Health SIUH and Mount Sinai.


KJ was born and raised in Bay Ridge, still resides here, and was also part of the coaching staff at Fontbonne Hall Academy for many years. She earned a bachelors degree in psychology from Pace University and completed her BSN at Wagner College.