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Kelly joined Westlake Academy in 2015, and since that time has served as Attendance Clerk and Kindergarten Aide. Beginning school year 2018-2019, Kelly will be taking on the new role of Kindergarten teacher. She is a graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a BS in Biology. Although she has a huge love for science and nutrition, Kelly has discovered that her real passion is working with children. She is very passionate about the IB mission to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring students. She has spent many years both in early childhood and special education fields, served as educational assistant to the Westlake Kindergarten team and worked in Westlake Academy’s administrative offices.


Kelly has been married 27 years and has 4 children - 3 Westlake Academy graduates and one who is a PYP student. In her free time, Kelly enjoys outdoor activities, watching her youngest play soccer, baking, arts and crafts and having fun with her family!