Welcome to the FACS Summer Conference! Please remember that classes below are subject to change. All classes are on a first come first serve basis and selecting a class for your schedule does not guarantee a seat will be reserved for you. The only exception is the limited seating classes; however, your seat will be given to the next person in line if you are more than 10 minutes late.

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Kristine Kelly

ATLAS@ Hamline University
Minnesota ABE Literacy Coordinator
Hamline University
Kristine Kelly is the Literacy Coordinator at ATLAS @ Hamline University and serves as the state lead for CCRS implementation in the MN ABE system. She holds an MAEd from Hamline University with concentrations in reading and alternative education and is currently pursuing her doctorate in education at Hamline University. Over more than two decades of teaching in Minnesota Adult Basic Education ABE, she has worked extensively in the areas of pre-GED and GED, diploma, reading and writing instruction, and postsecondary transitions. She is the ELA content expert for the Minnesota Standard Adult High School Diploma, co-leader of the MN Literacy & Language Advisory Team and serves as a STAR (STudent Achievement in Reading) trainer to support evidence-based reading assessment and instruction for adults statewide.