Kelly Ballard, Ed.D.

Trainer

Kelly is Senior Relationship Manager & Coordinator of Higher Education Relationships for Keys to Literacy. She has over 20 years of experience in urban K-12 public schools serving as classroom teacher, curriculum writer, Supervisor of Instruction, and Director of Literacy. Additionally, she served as Head of Graduate Programs in Special Education at Bryn Athyn College where she created a Master of Science in Special Education, Literacy concentration program. She has participated in research collaborations investigating the impact of COVID-19 on teachers and students, as well as shifting trends in teachers’ pursuit of professional development specific to the Science of Reading. Kelly recently collaborated on the Pennsylvania Department of Education working group to address state legislation tied to ensuring structured literacy competencies are embedded both in teacher preparation programs and professional development requirements for new teacher induction and maintaining teacher certifications. Kelly holds a B.A. in Sociology from William Paterson University, an M.S. in Elementary Education, Reading Specialist concentration from Saint Joseph’s University, and an Ed.D. in Teacher Leadership from Walden University.

Email: kelly@keystoliteracy.com
Phone: 978-948-8511 ext. 212

ACCESSING KEYS TO LITERACY PD DURING SCHOOL CLOSURES

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