Degrees and Certifications:
~Bachelor of Arts Degree~Masters in Early Childhood Education (Masters +24)~National Board Certification – 2003
Ms. Kelley Finley
Greetings! I am looking forward to a fantastic year!
My Professional Path…
*Graduated from Converse College
*Received my Masters in Early Childhood Education from Auburn
*Spent my first 5 years of teaching in Montgomery, AL
*Taught 10 years in Columbia, SC and served as a Literacy Coach for 3 years
*Moved to Birmingham in 2007 where I started teaching 2nd Grade at Cherokee Bend
* I am starting my 26th year in teaching. This is my 12th year at Cherokee Bend.
Some Tidbits About Ms. Finley
*I worked in Yellowstone National Park one summer during my college years.
*I completed the Disney World marathon in 2000.
*I drove across country many years ago with a friend from North Carolina to California.
*I enjoy spending time at the beach, playing tennis, hiking, refinishing furniture, and attempting “Do-it-Yourself” projects.
*I have a 10 year old daughter in 5th grade. I cherish my time with her and feel blessed to be her mother.