Kelly graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor of Arts in Honours Contemporary Studies. She also has a Graduate Certificate in Autism and Behavioural Science from Mohawk College. Kelly hopes to obtain her Masters of Professional Education with a specialization in Applied Behaviour Analysis in the next coming years.
Kelly took an interest in childhood development after studying Child Cognitive and Social Psychology in the last 2 years of her undergrad. After pursuing a career in Childhood Education the interest grew into a passion. Throughout her various jobs as an educator, ranging from OEYC facilitator to Preschool Teacher, she has had experience with children of all ages and abilities. Most recently, Kelly was employed at a private agency providing ABA therapy to children with Autism. Kelly is constantly searching for new and exciting ways to engage her kiddos and and give them the best behaviour therapy possible. Her holistic approach and love of relationship building make her the perfect fit for Canoe!
In her spare time you can find Kelly outside with her two dogs. She enjoys taking them running, biking and walking in any season. She only wishes she could have them out on her snowboard, too! Kelly's house plant collection is ever growing, and she is always up for a good book recommendation!