Kenny McKee has been dedicated to improving the literacy outcomes throughout his career, supporting students, teachers, administrators, and parents.
Kenny is a National Board Certified Teacher who has taught English Language Arts in secondary grades. He currently works as an instructional coach, writer, and educational consultant in Asheville, NC.
He has a B.S. in English Education from Appalachian State University and an M. A. Ed in Reading from East Carolina University.
Kenny was a 2014 ASCD Emerging Leader. He was also a member of the NC Governor’s Teacher Network, where he conducted research on vocabulary instruction for English Language Learners. He is a Newsela Certified Educator, an SREB certified LDC coach, and a co-founder of Edcamp Asheville
Kenny has strong interests in educator advocacy. He is currently serving on a research team, investigating educator advocacy through US Department of Education’s Teach to Lead Project.He is an ASCD Influence Leader, an active Core Advocate, and co-creator of the #EdAdvBecause chat.
He has written for educational blogs like Education Week, ASCD InService, SmartBrief, TeachThought, Education NC, and the NEA.