Kelly Ramirez earned her Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in secondary education from Lebanon Valley College in Pennsylvania. Her professional certifications include English 6-12, Social Science 6-12, Math 5-9, and ESOL. She started her teaching career in Miami, FL in the traditional classroom working with culturally and academically diverse students as well as English Language Learners. In 2013, Kelly was named “Teacher of the Year”. She transitioned to virtual teaching with Academica Virtual Education in 2017.