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Bridgette LeCompteBridgette LeCompte, MS, OTR/L

Consultant for Occupational Therapy, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction,
Exceptional Children Division
Assistant Professor, Division of Occupational Science/Occupational Therapy,
UNC Chapel Hill

Suite 2050 Bondurant Hall, CB #7122
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7122
Phone: (919) 445-2980
FAX: (919) 966-2007


MS, Occupational Therapy, UNC Chapel Hill
BA, Exercise and Sport Science, UNC Chapel Hill

Personal Statement

Bridgette joined the faculty January 2020 and is the Consultant for Occupational Therapy to the NC Department of Public Instruction. Bridgette has worked in North Carolina and Virginia Public Schools, as well as outpatient pediatric settings. Bridgette participated in the AOTA Emerging Leader Program and served as the VOTA School System Liaison. Her work has focused on promoting the value of occupational therapy in schools, especially in regards to school mental health, social participation, job/community readiness, and the evolving role of OT in MTSS. She is particularly passionate about empowering others, facilitating mentorship and networking/education opportunities, and problem-solving through everyday challenges to maximize supports provided to students.