Bronx, New York
As a military brat, Kerry Keene was exposed to various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Growing up, creating relationships, and working with these communities fostered a passion to support the underprivileged and underrepresented in education. With these experiences, Kerry focused on teaching students with disabilities, with the goal to help those students attend post high school education. Her work has led to various high school teaching positions in mathematics, including all levels of students. Kerry takes a personal interest in assisting her students to find the resources necessary for post-secondary education by connecting her students with mentors or tutors while also working with parent teacher organizations to engage the involvement of the business community with local schools.
Grit means more than grades.