About Dr. Cassandra Kelley

Educational Technology Leader, Researcher & Practitioner, Higher Education Faculty Lecturer, and Professional Development Consultant


Ed.D. Learning Technologies
Pepperdine University, 2019

M.A. Educational Leadership with a focus on Technology
University of North Florida, 2010

B.A. Elementary Education
University of North Florida, 2007

A.A. General Education
University of North Florida, 2004


  • California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential with English Learner Authorization
  • Florida Educational Leadership Certificate (All Levels)
  • Florida Teaching Certificate in Elementary Education (K-6) with ESOL endorsement
  • Apple Teacher
  • Google Certified Educator
  • Microsoft Certified Educator


Dr. Cassandra Kelley received her doctorate in Learning Technologies from Pepperdine University in 2019. She currently supports the Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) at the University of Pittsburgh and the Center for Integrative Research in Computing and Learning Sciences (CIRCLS) nonprofit organization with AI and emerging technologies research projects led by academic researchers, K-12 educators, industry researchers, and other interested groups. Dr. Kelley also teaches graduate courses for National University in the Master of Science in Designing Instructional and Educational Technology (MSDIET) Program. She has previously served as a faculty member in the CalStateTEACH Teacher Preparation Program through California State University, a Practicum Supervisor for the University of San Diego, and an adjunct instructor at the University of North Florida. Additionally, she has seven years of experience as an elementary educator, during which she served as School Technology Coordinator, facilitating professional development for effective technology integration. Dr. Kelley is passionate about sharing innovative ways to use technology with educators.


  • President’s Honor Roll
  • Dean’s List
  • Summa Cum Laude Graduate
  • Gladys Roddenberry Graduate Fellowship for Teaching Excellence
  • 2010 Outstanding Student of the Year in Educational Technology, University of North Florida
  • Ahmanson Student Veteran’s Scholarship, Pepperdine University, 2016
  • Olaf H. Tegner Endowed Scholarship, Pepperdine University, 2017

Technical Skills

Productivity Tools
Apple products, G Suite, Microsoft Suite

Learning Management Systems (LMS)
Blackboard, Brightspace, Canvas, Epsilon, Google Classroom, Sakai

Interactive Assessments
EdPuzzle, FlipGrid, Kahoot, Padlet, Packback, Poll Everywhere, Quizziz, SeeSaw

Project Management Applications
Basecamp, Edmodo, GroupMe, Remind, Slack, Wakelet, WhatsAPP

Video Conferencing
Adobe Connect, FaceTime, Skype, Teams, Zoom

Digital Whiteboards
ExplainEverything, Jamboard, ShowMe

Graphics/Infographic Creation
Adobe Creative, Canva, CorelDRAW, Google Drawings, Piktochart

Multimedia Development
Camtasia, Clips/iMovie, MS Movie Maker, Quicktime, Screencast-O-matic

Google Slides, Keynote, Sway, Nearpod, Peardeck, Prezi

Web Design
Google Sites, MS Frontpage, Weebly, WordPress


Curriculum Vitae

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