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Kelly Macomber, M.Ed.

Kelly Macomber M.Ed.
Technical Assistance Specialist

Kelly is a versatile and collaborative professional who has dedicated her career to enhancing the positive development of youth in both the education and nonprofit sectors. As a Technical Assistance Specialist, Kelly draws upon her experiences as a former educator as well as her experience building and expanding community-based coalitions to help strengthen trauma-informed and responsive approaches amongst individuals, organizations, and systems at large.

Before joining the Center on Child Wellbeing and Trauma, Kelly worked as a Family and Community Engagement Specialist for a public school district. In this role, she acted as a liaison between the school sector and the community to help develop and maintain authentic partnerships. Kelly served as a catalyst for change in several youth focused roles that included community coalition building, curriculum development, and spearheading innovative programs and initiatives focused around substance use prevention. Kelly is a Teach for America alumna and began her career teaching English Language Arts to middle school students in Charleston, South Carolina.

Kelly received her master’s degree in Education from Francis Marion University and earned her bachelor’s degree in Criminology with a minor in Psychology from Stonehill College.