B.A. in Elementary Education from Western Illinois University
A native to northern Illinois, Kelly lives in Pecatonica with her husband, Ryan, and their four children, Andrew, Chloe, Lily, and Thomas. She has teaching endorsements in English, science, and social studies, and has taught 4th grade, 2nd grade, 1st grade and pre-school. When not teaching, Kelly enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is an avid reader and loves being outdoors with her family. She especially enjoys running, hiking, and camping. She is also a Girl Scout leader, the Venture Crew leader for her oldest two children, and a Cub Scout Den leader. Kelly is looking forward to an exciting year in the 1st-grade classroom.