Kelly Anderson is a passionate educator whose primary objective is to make sure teachers are doing what is best for all children in their classrooms. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in Teaching and Curriculum. She also holds an Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership from MSU as of May 2021. Her doctoral studies involved creating a new form of educator development called the Virtual Educator Network (VEN).
Kelly serves as a principal in Wayne Westland at Stottlemyer Early Childhood Center. Previously she had been a kindergarten teacher for many years. Throughout her career she has fought for her classrooms to work for more students and to include more students in its educational practices. Her lifelong goal is to change the way Americans do schooling in a way that does not alienate certain student groups and families from educational success.
She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, knitting, and exploring the outdoors.