“Kelsey presented an after school workshop in Burnaby to K-7 teachers. She was engaging, funny, and informative. Kelsey provided a solid introduction to the core competencies, and then showed us many practical strategies we could use the very next day in our classrooms. Teachers left the session with the tools they needed to work with students on deeper reflection, goal setting, and self-assessment. Thank you Kelsey!

-Tanis Anderson, Program Consultant Literacy, K-12, Burnaby School District


“Kelsey Keller is a masterful classroom teacher. I am honoured to be the principal of her school and to watch and learn from Kelsey Keller on a daily basis. Social emotional learning, self-regulation, and self-reflection and assessment are integrated in all learning opportunities. Kelsey orchestrates rich, differentiated, engaging, and personalized learning experiences using project-based, hands-on, and experiential learning. Kelsey generously shares her time, expertise and ideas with colleagues. She is a wonderful resource to colleagues as we are implementing the revised BC Curriculum and explore the core competencies together.”

– Margaret Mary Deck (Principal – Baker Drive Elementary, SD43)


“I have had the pleasure of taking part in professional development sessions led by Kelsey Keller. I find Kelsey to be knowledgeable about her topic, but more importantly, she shares her passion and authenticity with the audience in ways that are both engaging and thoughtful. She has a knack for tying content to practice in meaningful ways, weaving story and practical examples throughout. Her sense of humour and natural way with words make for exciting and thought provoking professional development. I left her session feeling both informed and empowered by what I could take away and apply to my own classroom. I highly recommend attending her professional development sessions.”

– Denean Lederer (primary educator SD43)


“I was excited to be able to attend one of Kelsey’s workshops! She has a bubbly personality that makes you feel welcomed and comfortable and I really learned a lot from her presentation. The way in which she delivered the content helped me feel comfortable with the core competencies of the new curriculum. The presentation included hands on activities as well as examples from her students. I found this helped with my understanding of the language by using non-complicated and ‘friendly’ terminology for all to understand, even our students. I found the presentation interactive and engaging; I walked away with a new knowledge that will help me within the classroom when using this language with my students.”

– Meaghan Franks (UBC teacher candidate)