Kelly Doud

St. Paul's Preschool teacher Kelly Doud

Kelly Doud

What education, training, credentials and life experience do you have that help you in your work with preschoolers?

I graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in English, then immediately began pursuing my Master’s degree in Elementary Education at William and Mary. Upon graduation, I taught first grade in a small primary school outside of Richmond. I later spent two years earning another Master’s degree at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, studying to become a school counselor. Before teaching at SPP, I was an elementary and middle school counselor (in addition to being a mom of four).

What year did you join the Preschool staff?

2012

What class are you teaching this year?

4s Stars

What do you consider to be your hometown?

Salem, Virginia

What are your most important teaching goals for the children in your class?

I want our students to feel appreciated and valued while developing the social and academic skills needed for kindergarten.

What do you like most about your job?

I love our students and adore my co-workers! We are all very fortunate to have each other.