Grade 1

Melissa Kelly

She looks forward to providing her students an educational foundation for the future.

Biography

Melissa Kelly graduated from Florida Southern College in 2009 with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and earned her Master’s in Reading Education from USF Polytechnic in 2013. Ms. Kelly has taught as a kindergarten and first grade teacher in Florida for seven years and internationally in Shenzhen and Chengdu China for three years.

In her spare time she loves to be adventurous by traveling to different countries, learning about different cultures, and finding unique mementos wherever she goes. She also enjoys hiking, spending time with friends, volunteering, and reading. Ms. Kelly is very excited to be returning to China to teach at DAIS. She looks forward to providing her students an educational foundation for the future. While at the same time having each student look forward to entering the classroom each day by creating a learning environment that is welcoming and engaging.