Kerry Francis begins her first school year in September 2015, as the new Principal of Kelly Elementary.
“I am elated to be the educational leader at Kelly. I have extremely high expectations for all students and for those I lead, including myself. I anticipate a most successful year at Kelly Elementary School!”
Ms. Francis has been the Director of Special Education for the district since 2009.
Prior to working for the Wilkinsburg School District, Ms. Francis worked as a Special Education Teacher and Administrator for the Pittsburgh Public School District.
Francis is a member of the NAESP, Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), the Special Olympics, and the Autism Society of America.
Ms. Francis is originally from Ben Avon, a small suburb outside of Pittsburgh. She now resides in Clinton, Pennsylvania. She has a daughter living in Philadelphia who works as a Strength and Conditioning Coach.