Kelly graduated from Colgate University with majors in both Spanish and English with an emphasis in Creative Writing. She then received her Master of Arts in Teaching Middle-Level Education, with content areas in ELA and ESL. She accepted her first teaching job in Greenville, SC, where she taught 6th and 7th grade ELA within a Spanish Immersion program for 5 years and coached High School Cross Country for 3 years. She is currently a doctoral candidate in Professional Leadership at Converse College, and thrilled to be on staff at CLCS! Kelly is an avid runner and falls in love with the city of Boston all over again each time she runs the Boston Marathon.