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Kelly Armor

Professional Development Instructor (PD)

Erie, PA Erie

(814) 602-0619

Miles willing to travel
500
Time of day
Both Daytime and Evening
Schedule Availability
Both weekdays and weekends
Primary Language
English
Secondary Language
Swahili
Training Language(s)
English,
Swahili

Instructor Credentials

Kelly Armor has been a teacher trainer for over 15 years. She is currently the Folk Art Director at Erie Arts & Culture. From 2003 - 2018 she was the Education and Folk Art Director at the Erie Art Museum. She has a B.A. in Ethnomusicology and is a professional folklorist, teaching artist, storyteller, and musician. She initiated and directs the Old Songs New Opportunities project which trains refugees to work in early learning centers and to use their traditional songs on the job. This initiative has earned her state and national recognition. She is also on the PA Council on the Art's Teaching Artist Roster and has been an artist-in-residence at over 40 schools and community organizations. She is a student-focused, engaging instructor with a passion for inspiring creativity in others. She specializes in sessions about music, movement, visual arts, storytelling, and cultural diversity.

Age Group Expertise

Infants Toddlers Preschool Pre-Kindergarten Kindergarten School-Age Adult

Professional Standard Area

  • Family–Teacher Partnerships and Community Connections
  • Developmentally, Culturally, and Linguistically Appropriate Teaching Practices
  • Knowledge, Application, and Integration of Academic Content in the Early Childhood Curriculum

Higher Education

Bachelor's Degree
Long Island University - C W Post Campus
Intercultural Studies/Ethnomusicology
Some College
Yale University
No Major
Some College
Long Island University - C W Post Campus
None Listed