Audrey Kell is in her 26th year of public education in the state of Missouri. She began her career teaching in the Summersville School District as a business education instructor. She has had the privilege to work for the Houston School District for the past 21 years. Her titles over the years have included the Director of Technology as well as High School Principal in addition to her current role as the Director of Curriculum and Instructional Technology. Her responsibilities include curriculum implementation, technology integration, federal programs, grants, and professional development. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree from Southwest Baptist University, a Masters in Science in Educational Administration from Missouri State University, and a Specialist Degree in Educational Administration from Missouri State University. Her goal as part of the Learning Forward team is to inspire educators to be the difference maker for students across Missouri.