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Kelly is available to speak to your group on a variety of education issues.  Her particular areas of interest are the politics of education, and empowering teachers to tell their own stories.

Recent talks include:



The Corporate Takeover of the Public School System

Barnes & Noble Educator Reception



Once Upon a Time: Using Story as a Tool to Spark Member Engagement

MEA Summer Leadership Conference



Education Reform Gone Awry

Flushing Book Club

How Can We Restore Order and Respect in Public Schools?
NewTalk panel discussion

Teacher/Student Challenges
Lifelong Learning Program

Teachers’ Role in Education Reform
Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel

The Importance of Writing
Closing Speaker, The Writer’s Consortium

The Heart of a Teacher
Marygrove College

NCLB: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
Genesee Area Democratic Club

The Politics of Education
League of Women Voters

The Politics of Education
Retired Men’s Fellowship

The Politics of Education
Jackson County School Board Association

Take Back the Profession
Michigan Center Public Schools

Responding to Legislation
Jackson County Professional Development

Teacher Motivation
Holy Family School

Teacher Motivation
Flint Schools Professional Development

Motivating Students
Flint Public Affairs Debates

Event Alert:   Kelly's Itty Bitty Book Tour - Celebrating Teachers!

Friday, October 18
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Barnes & Noble, Saginaw

Saturday, October 19
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Barnes & Noble, Grosse Pointe

Saturday, December 7
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Barnes & Noble, Brighton




The Teachers' Lounge (Uncensored) was chosen by
The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International as one of its
Top 5 Must Reads for 2013. 
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