B.A. in Spanish and International Studies from the University of Wyoming in 2009. Kelsey began her career in education as a Teach For America Corps Member in the Rio Grande Valley. She taught Special Education for two years in a public school in Donna, Texas. Kelsey then spent a year as an 8th grade ELA teacher and Team Leader at IDEA College Prep in San Juan, Texas. ICPSJ is part of a high performing charter school district with multiple campuses along the Rio Grande. Kelsey recently relocated to Denver, Colorado where she works at an urban, turnaround re-engagement center for students who are over aged and under credited. She teaches American Literature, Contemporary Literature, World Literature, ACT Prep, Advisement and Special Education. Kelsey is looking forward to being a part of the SPA NOLA founding class of leaders.