Mrs. Kennedy received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Early Childhood from East Texas State University and has received her Master of Education Administration from Texas A&M University at Commerce. Certifications that Mrs. Kennedy holds include Elementary Self Contained-Grades 1-8, Elementary English-Grades 1-8, Early Childhood Education-Grades Pre-K-KG, ESL Supplemental-Grades Pre-K-12, and Principal-Grades EC-12. With more than 25 years of experience working in education, Kennedy worked for Savoy ISD for 2 years as a Kindergarten and 2nd Grade teacher before her 23 years of service for Bonham ISD working in Head Start, Kindergarten, Assistant Principal, 1st grade teacher, and Instructional Interventionist.
Her hobbies include working in her yard, going out to eat and to the movies and spending time with her family and friends. She absolutely loves to spoil her nephews and niece, Jace, Cale and Kendyl. In 2005 she married her husband Jeff Kennedy who owned Smith Moore Williams Co and also worked for Bonham ISD. She is a member of the First United Methodist Church-Bonham and enjoys participating in volunteer activities in our community.
Quotes from Mrs. Kennedy: “I am excited to begin my new endeavor and to build relationships with the students, parents and staff at Bailey Inglish. Together I believe we can create a positive and loving learning environment for all.”
“My goal as an educator is to help students set goals and to motivate them to achieve their greatest successes in life. I look forward to seeing all of the amazing accomplishments of our students at Bailey Inglish.”
“My first teaching assignment in Bonham was in the Head Start program. I am truly honored to be returning to the place where my first experiences with early childhood education were built and also where my ties to a loving community began.”