Kelly’s Story

Kelly currently works as a content developer and an online course instructor for Teach & Kids Learn, Inc., an e-learning professional development company for educators and administrators. Some of her popular course topics include “Motivating Reluctant Learners,” “Assessment-Driven Differentiated Instruction,” and “Building a Community of Writers.”

She acquired much of her education experience working with education companies, including Pearson Education, as an educational consultant and manager.

In this line of work, Kelly served as a “change agent” working passionately with key district leaders to implement new and/or to improve educational programs, driven by assessment data, in order to make organizational district improvements.




Kelly’s Diverse Professional Experience

Kelly has also dedicated her time in the philanthropy world:

She served as an Executive Director for Racing for Orphans with Down syndrome (RODS), a non profit dedicated to supporting the adoption of international orphans with Down syndrome.

She led to the creation of the Board of Directors and served as Board President for Reece’s Rainbow Adoption Support, a non profit dedicated to the adoption of orphans with special needs.


  • Kelly’s Community Service in Pleasanton:

    **Steering ReOpening Committee, PUSD
    **Member of the Youth Commission for the City of Pleasanton
    **Co-fundraising chair for Boy Scout Troop 911
    **An Art in Action Art Volunteer in her children’s elementary classrooms
  • Kelly’s Educational Background
    **M.Ed.​, Supervision and Administration, Rutgers University, New Jersey
    ** M.Ed.​, Curriculum, Instruction & Technology, Houston Baptist University, Texas
    ** B.A.​, Art Education, Psychology Endorsement, Simpson College, Iowa
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