Director, Public Education Partnerships and Projects
Kelly Gregory is the Riley Institute’s Director for Public Education Partnerships and Projects. In this role, she works to advance evidence-based education practices in South Carolina by cultivating statewide partnerships and drawing from the Institute’s original research and from research at the state and national levels.
Gregory brings both extensive classroom experience and research experience to the role taught for eleven years in public schools at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. She holds a National Board certification as an Exceptional Needs Specialist. In her previous roles with the Institute, she served as a member of the research team for its groundbreaking South Carolina statewide education study and for its external evaluation of OnTrack Greenville, a collaborative intervention program that keeps students on track to graduate high school.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Furman University and a master’s degree in Special Education from Converse University.