Kelly Sears is a Prekindergarten teacher at Hampton Primary School in Fort Bragg, NC. She is currently in her twenty-second year with Fort Bragg Schools.

Ms. Sears received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and earned a Master of Arts Degree in Education from Fayetteville State University.

Ms. Sears knew she wanted to be a teacher since the third grade, when her teacher made learning "fun and exciting!" She vowed to do the same for her own students one day. That day came in 1994 when she joined the brand new Prekindergarten program at Fort Bragg Schools. Ms. Sears believes that Pre K is a fundamental part of one's early success in school. Ms. Sears enjoys being a child's "first teacher" in the school setting and laying the foundation for learning in a developmentally appropriate setting. 21st Century skills are evident in Ms. Sears' learning studio. Students collaborate and work together in engaging centers that promote problem solving, critical thinking skills, and positive social interactions in a child centered environment.

Ms. Sears loves working with military families from all over the world and welcoming them to her native state! Ms. Sears enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, decorating, playing sports, and cheering for her beloved "UNC Tar Heels!"

Kelly Sears
Kelly Sears Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
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