Ms. Kelleher has over 30 years' experience in education with over 18 years' experience as a special education teacher. This experience has been paramount in her career and roles which include Pacific Oaks faculty for the Department of Human Development (online), instructional coach, professional developer, online course creator/facilitator, and educational consultant. Her educational experience varies from both the public and private sectors in addition to adult learning/training and online platforms. Ms. Kelleher has shared her passion for brain-based learning and cognitive development with mathematics to help teachers understand how to engage struggling students and students with disabilities in the math classroom.
Currently, Ms. Kelleher serves as a lead content writer with the Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System (FDLRS) for the online course Differentiating Mathematics Instruction. Additionally, she is an executive function coach and supervisor working with students and families to support learning and life planning.
In addition to teaching and training, Ms. Kelleher has participated with several writing cohorts including the Florida Department of Education's Strategic Plan for students with disabilities. Ms. Kelleher has co-authored two online courses, traveled across the nation to train teachers and staff about mathematic interventions and math development for students with disabilities, and presented at various national and local conferences. She is also a published author of a young-adult novel
|Education Specialist, Brain-Based Teacher Leadership||Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL||2015|
|Masters of Science, Specific Learning Disabilities||Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL||1991|
|Bachelor of Arts, Special Education||University of Florida, Gainesville, FL||1987|
|National Board Certified Teacher||2005|
|Member||Council for Exceptional Children|
|Member||Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators|
|Member||National Council of Teachers of Mathematics|
|Member||Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development|
|Professional Educator Certificate, Florida|
|Volunteer||Habitat for Humanity|
|Childhood and Developmental Disorders||General Expertise|
|Curriculum and Program Development||Cohorts|
|K-12 Education||General Education|
|Implementing Brain-based Strategies to Enhance Mathematical Proficiency||Orlando, FL||2014|
|Getting to Know Common Core State Standards for Mathematics||Jupiter, FL||2012|
|Differentiating Instruction Overview||Palm Beach Gardens, FL||2012|
|Brain-Based Learning for Math: Strategies for the Struggling Learner||Jacksonville, FL||2011|
|Differentiating Instruction in the Math Class||Sarasota, FL||2009|
Kelleher, K. (2006). This time, last year. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse.
Allsopp, D.H.; Crocker, D.; Kelleher, K., & Steinmetz, R. (2009). Differentiating mathematics instruction (Online course). .
Bedrossian, E., Kelleher, K., & Purtic, S. (2002). Introduction to autism (Online course). .
Kelleher, K. (2017). Getting Back to the New Normal ... Life After a Natural Disaster. .
|Brain-based Teacher Leadership, Mathematics Interventions for Struggling Learners, Universal Design for Learning; Differentiating Instruction, Exceptional Student Education (IDEA, IEPs, Impact of Disabilities)|