San Diego State University

Kelly León

Kelly León (she/her) has worked for 18 years in a large, secondary school district in southern California as a social science teacher and curriculum specialist. She is most proud of her work helping to redesign the district’s ninth grade geography course. Kelly also teaches graduate courses at San Diego State University and co-leads the Generation Global credential cohort. She completed her undergraduate degree, bilingual teaching credential, and M.E.d in Policy Studies in Language & Cross-Cultural Education at San Diego State University and is currently a fourth-year doctoral candidate at the University of San Diego, researching collaborative efforts to conceptualize and enact ethnic studies curriculum in secondary schools. Kelly is a teacher leader for the California Geographic Alliance and the California Global Education Project and stands firmly committed to improving the environmental literacy of teachers and teacher candidates in her region.

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