Emma Kelley

Emma Kelley Director of Professional Educators Partnership (PEP) emma.kelley@valpo.edu 219.464.6734


B.S. in Elementary Education from North Carolina State University, STEM Concentration, 2014


Emma Kelley is the Director of the Professional Educators Partnership (PEP) for the Department of Education.

She works to establish mutually beneficial relationships between Valparaiso University and educators in the surrounding K-12 community. As PEP director, she is responsible for providing professional development opportunities for teachers in Northwest Indiana, aimed to support teaching and learning.

Before joining the Valparaiso community, Mrs. Kelley worked as an educator in the North Carolina for 7 years, teaching both 2nd and 3rd grade. She gladly continues her work in education through the PEP program.


Mrs. Kelley has a background in visual arts and continues her education in graphic design and advertising. Her professional interests include STEM education and teaching through the arts.