Christine Kelly

Dean of Instruction
Tacoma Public Schools

Christine Kelly is co-founder of School Turnaround LLC, an Educational Consulting group that supports school districts, school leaders and educators improve student achievement. With over 20 years of teaching, coaching, speaking and professional development experience, Christine continues to work in schools while also sharing her expertise with clients around the country. A strong foundation of data-driven goal-setting has led Christine, her clients and colleagues to both state and national awards and recognition. Christine’s keen ability to lead school reform is evident by her professional success and the success of her clients. Building on strengths within an organization, Christine leads the development of sustainable systems and structures which consistently yield over 150% growth in student achievement. This work has lead five schools through the transformation of student achievement scores in the bottom 5% of the state to student achievement scores in the top 5% of the state. Holding a BA and MA in Education, Christine is also a National Board Certified Teacher. Christine is nationally recognized as a motivational speaker, professional development facilitator and published author.