Eastern North Carolina 2002
Deputy Executive Director, Colorado Springs
Kelley is a 2002 Eastern North Carolina alumna and founding math teacher at KIPP Charlotte. Kelley joined TFA staff in 2009 serving in various roles as a teacher coach. She is excited to be back home and raise her two young boys in her home state with her husband and alongside her family
Deputy Executive Director, Pueblo
Velia calls Pueblo, Colorado her home, where she has been a teacher, administrator, and co-founder of charter schools that have a unique emphasis on Latino language, history, and culture. As Deputy Executive Director, she works to ensure that Teach For America grows roots in Pueblo and throughout southern Colorado in our movement toward equity in education.