Kellie is an educator and artist in Colorado Springs. She studied Secondary English Language Arts Education at Colorado College in the MAT Program. Her practicum explored using creative writing to teach and assess analytic writing in secondary ELA. She conducted comparative research in curriculum and assessment abroad in Auckland New Zealand. Kellie began her career working at Mitchell HS in the MLA Program and went on to work in holistic education in the upper grades at MSCS. For Kellie, working at CPS means supporting students through the process of individualized learning and helping students explore their experiences through writing.