Kelly fosters cultures of engagement through training, system implementation, and community social responsibility. She is a researcher leading instructional change with data-informed practices as Head of Innovation and Staff Learning at a dual-language school in Hong Kong.
Kelly holds a doctorate of education in educational leadership and is an adjunct professor in Lamar University’s Digital Learning and Leading graduate program. Kelly’s doctoral research was a qualitative and quantitative content analysis designed to draw from the research the dominant pedagogies, student achievement reporting methods, and research methodologies retained to evaluate learning in a tablet-led environment. Her current research focuses on student interest in STEM content and careers and parent perceptions of STEM Education.