Director, Heroes Circle Innovations
Kelly joined Kids Kicking Cancer shortly after retiring from her 31-year career as an elementary educator in southeastern Michigan. Along with the work that she did with hundreds of children and their families over the years, Kelly has mentored many new and emerging teachers from Michigan State University. Throughout her career, Kelly was selected to serve on several school and district level steering committees.
In her role as Director, Heroes Circle Innovation, Kelly brings her understanding of educational systems, childhood development, and her passion to develop programs that benefit children and their families.
Kelly received her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education with a concentration on Children with Special Needs from Eastern Michigan University.