Dr. Kelly Gillespie has been a classroom teacher, district administrator, consultant, executive director, and now Chief Executive Officer with 30 years of combined experience in education. Kelly has a successful track record as a researcher, author, and keynoter. Her model for instructional observation is grassroots. It was designed, built, and is continually being refined via feedback from the field. In total, observers calibrated by Kelly's team have conducted over 168,000 observations, including 7.3 million data points.