Kelsie Reed Times 10 Author

Kelsie Reed is a nationally certified school psychologist who presently works in Prince George’s County Public Schools in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. She graduated from Loyola University Chicago with her PhD in 2020 and was the recipient of two university awards for her dissertation titled, “Investigating Exclusionary Discipline: Teachers, Deficit Thinking, and Root Cause Analysis.” Dr. Reed also received awards for her dissertation work through the Society for the Study of School Psychology (SSSP) and the American Educational Research Association (AREA).

Dr. Reed is passionate about advancing educational equity for minoritized students, disrupting the school-to-prison pipeline, and identifying and implementing alternatives to suspension. She has presented at the community, state, and national levels on school discipline practices. Follow her on Twitter @drkelsiereed and Instagram @dr.kelsiereed. She also runs a social justice advocacy Instagram page @sassy4socialjustice.

Dr. Reed co-authored Hacking Deficit Thinking with Dr. Byron McClure published by Times 10 Publications in 2022.

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