Kelly Griffith is a middle school social studies teacher in Brownsville, Texas—a city on the U.S.–Mexico border. She graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and Education and a Master's in Education from the University of Notre Dame. She is a recent graduate of the Alliance for Catholic Education program at the University of Notre Dame. She teaches history through a lens of literacy and is particularly passionate about the education of English language learners. Griffith is the recipient of the Charles Redd Center Teaching Western History Award and the Brownsville Rotary Endowment for Teaching Excellence Award for her development of an oral history project that engages students in local history and offers them the opportunity to describe culture, faith, and history of life on the border in an authentic and creative way. 

Articles by Kelly

Teaching on the Border

As children are separated from their parents along our southern border, one teacher considers our responsibility to help.
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