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Kelli Sumter

3X1A6358.jpgKelli Sumter is an Apple App Development Instructor at R2i2. She has over eleven years teaching experience in Web Design, Coding, Animation, Multimedia, Business, Graphics and Career Exploration. As an instructor, she has served in different capacities within her school: technology specialist, member of Transform SC, technology advisory team, teacher/counselor advisory panel for R2i2, Future Business Leader of America adviser, Career and Technology Education Advisory Board, webmaster, credit recovery site coordinator, new teacher mentor, website and vocational testing trainer, and Miss Spring Valley Pageant director. Kelli has an extensive working knowledge in the career and business technology education industry. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, gained an accredited teacher's license in North Carolina and South Carolina, obtained a Masters of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and earned a National Board Certification in teaching, after her first year of candidacy. She has created and facilitated several professional development workshops for colleagues, been guest speaker at new teachers’ workshops to provide motivation and a glimpse of what new teachers experience, trained new teachers on technology software, curriculum development, lesson planning, instructional strategies, classroom management, testing protocol, and data assessment analysis. She has facilitated additional trainings on differentiated instructional methods through technology integration, ESIS-Charlotte’s school district’s informational database, movie making, and personal web building. These various roles have enabled her to develop strong transferable designing, innovative, teaching, training, team-building, problem-solving, multi-tasking, communication, interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills.

Kelli loves the collegiate environment, flexibility, curriculum exclusivity, and academic advancement that R2i2 provides.  Her two favorite quotes are: "Do what you have to do so you can do what you want to do" and "Follow your passion; it will lead to your purpose."