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Kelly N. Tracy

Kelly Tracy


College of Education and Allied Professions

School of Teaching and Learning

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.3302
Office: 100A Reid Gymnasium Building


Dr. Tracy has been a faculty member at Western Carolina University since 2011. She is currently Director of the School of Teaching and Learning and a faculty member in the elementary education program. She specializes in literacy education with a focus on the teaching of writing.


  • Ph D, Clemson University
  • MA, Furman University
  • BS, Appalachian State University

Teaching Interests

Language Arts Methods<br>Children's Literature<br>Advanced writing methods

Research Interests

-Writing instruction in K-8 classrooms<br>-Writing professional development (in-service teachers)<br>-Writing methods instruction for pre-service teachers

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