• K. Rao in the classroom
    Name: Kelli Rao
    Email: kelli.rao@slps.org
     
    Room Number(s):147
     
    Subject(s): 6th grade ELA
    8th grade Speech/Drama
     
    Google voice number:
    314-399-8466
    Messages are forwarded to my personal email. 
     
    Welcome. Thank you for taking time to learn about the teachers at McKinley CJLA. 
    This year, I teach 6th grade ELA classes, and 8th grade Speech and Drama. In 2019-20, I am attempting my National Board Certification as an Exceptional Needs Specialist for Gifted students.
     
    Biography: Port Arthur, Texas is my hometown. I lived in Austin, TX for 9 years. I attended The University of Texas at Austin and graduated with an English major. I completed my educator's certificate requirements at St. Edwards' University in Austin. At Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO, I completed my masters' degree in Gifted Education. 
     
    I spent 4 years teaching in Austin, TX, and I've spent 6 school years teaching at Northwest Academy of Law in SLPS. This is my fifth year teaching 6th ELA at McKinley. 
     
    I have a son who will be three in November 2019. My husband is a development coordinator at Grace Hill. I attend St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, where you can find me singing almost every weekend!
     

    PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINKS FOR IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS FOR 6th COMM. ARTS: 

    Due Dates for Major Assessments

    Syllabus for 6th grade ELA