Degrees and Certifications:
Education Specialist Kristan Kelly, M.Ed., has been with BEST schools since their inception in 2007. The favorite part of her job at BEST is working with the students and families at BEST. She previously worked at Monroe Catholic High School as a teacher, counselor and then vice principal. Before that, she enjoyed a brief career as a print reporter for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner and Nome Nugget.
Outside of work, Kristan enjoys being outside in Alaska's beautiful playground, whether running, biking, hiking, fishing, or cross country skiing. She is married to Tim Mowry and is the proud mom of UAF student and athlete Logan Mowry.