Company/Organization/Educational Entity: The Children's Guild Alliance
Bio: Kelly Spanoghe is the Chief Organizational Learning Officer for the Children's Guild Transformation Education Institute.
Kelly is a special educator who has been a volunteer, coach, teacher and administrator of special needs children. She taught emotionally disturbed children in Prince George’s County and was an administrator of a special education program in Anne Arundel County. Kelly joined The Children’s Guild Alliance in 1996 as director of education at the Anne Arundel Campus. Under her leadership, the school received the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports Exemplar Award seven times and The Maryland Character Education Award twice. Kelly co-authored “Jazzing Up Instruction,” which is a supplemental curriculum on integrating the arts.
She received both her master’s and education specialist degrees from The George Washington University in special education. She holds a Maryland teaching certificate in elementary education, special education, and administration.