All About Me

  • Hello! My name is Kelly Gates (formerly Kelly Pearson) and I am proud to say I am a former Pride Falcon! I am starting my 21st year of teaching here at Pride Ave Elementary. 


    I enjoy learning, the outdoors, arts and crafts, animals, and photography.

    Above I am pictured with a tiger cub I met this summer during my wildlife encounter at Wildlife in Need!

    My educational background includes:

    An Associate of Arts Degree from MCC

    A Bachelor's in Science (Elem. Ed) from WKU

    A Master's in Education from IWU

    National Board Teacher Certification in 2008