Rosie Kelley has 23 years experience in the field of education and 14 years in the field of organizational development as a professional trainer. She holds an Advance Degree in Educational Leadership from College of Notre Dame in Baltimore, a MA in Curriculum Development from Regent University and a BS from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a dynamic, innovative trainer with a vivacious and energizing style.
Mrs. Kelley worked with Charles County Public Schools (Maryland), Office of Minority Achievement. She was an Instructional Specialist with proven leadership skills involving managing, developing and motivating teams of teachers to achieve state, district and school objectives. She has been a Technology Resource teacher, providing teachers with computer skills and software to reach targeted subgroups and a charismatic classroom teacher motivating hard-to-reach students.
Mrs. Kelley has served on numerous state committees such as the Maryland-Parent Advisory Committee (M-PAC) and Education That is Multicultural Committee (ETM). Noted for her excellent work on curriculum at the county and district level, she was appointed one of the writers of the curriculum for the new prestigious Maryland African American Museum.
Mrs. Kelley presented to rave reviews at the ASCD 2005 Conference on Reaching Out to Students to Bridge the Gap. The presentation was written up in the Education Update newsletter. She developed a workshop on Empowering the African American Males that has been presented to counties within the state of Maryland. This workshop was written up in Voices, a newsletter of the National Association of Multicultural Education.
Mrs. Kelley’s presentations, training sessions and classroom techniques have been featured in many newspapers, including the Baltimore Sun.
Rosie Kelley has been awarded the Maryland Minority Achievement Award, the Maryland History Day Teacher of the Year Award and numerous other awards and honors for her work and endeavors within the field of education and training.
Rosie Kelley is currently working to reform instruction as an Education Program Specialist with the U.S. Department of Education
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