Meet the Teacher

Ms. Kelsey Yates

Phone: (210) 661-1120


Degrees and Certifications:

Degree: Bachelor of Science Rehabilitation Studies 2014 University of North Texas Certification Program: A+ Texas Teachers 2015-2017 Certification: Active 1/19/2017 - 5/31/2022 Core Subjects EC-6

Ms. Kelsey Yates


I am an enthusiastic elementary school teacher with 4.5 years of experience. I have acquired relevant professional education and training to get the right concepts of teaching. I have hands on experience in facilitating and guiding: reading, writing, math, science, social studies and delivering intervention instruction. I possess a positive and effective teaching style with the willingness to work above and beyond the call of duty. I am currently teaching 3rd grade self-contained.


My Teaching Style 

My primary teaching style is a mix between demonstrator and facilitator. I show students what they need to know with lessons that include multimedia presentations, activities, and demonstrations. I then promote self-learning by helping students develop critical thinking skills and retain knowledge that leads to self-actualization. I train students to ask questions and help them develop skills to find answers and solutions through exploration. This is done by interacting with my students and prompting them towards discovery rather than lecturing facts and testing knowledge through memorization. I also facilitate reading and math stations for targeted intervention and content mastery.  


Favorite Quotes

"There is no substitute for hard work. Never give up. Never stop believing. Never stop fighting." -Hope Hicks

"You are planting the seeds now and one day when you least expect those flowers will bloom. Trust the process." -Germany Kent