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About Your Teacher

Kelly Strain is the 5th grade ELA, Social Studies and 5B Religion Teacher, and the creator and teacher of our schools Readers Theater Curriculum. Readers Theater is an enrichment program that fosters our children's creativity, literacy, speech, and presentation skills through practice and performance.
 
After school, Kelly is the Director and Choreographer for the School Musical and Musical Jr as well as a mom to Samantha (4th grade) and Charlotte (1st grade). Kelly received her Bachelor's in Music Theater from Elon University, NC and her Masters In Childhood Education at Hunter College, NY. She is a NY State Certified Teacher, a Level 2 Certified Catechist, and a Certified Holistic Health Counselor. Her favorite part about being a teacher is when a student finds their voice academically and as an individual. As teachers, we get to witness and be a part of so much growth, and it is a blessing.