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Dr. Kelly Bennett


Position: Assistant Professor of Education, Director of Field Experiences, Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program Coordinator

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PHONE: (662) 329-7186

Additional Information

Dr. Bennett received her B.S. in Elementary Education from The W in 2004, and her M.Ed. In Curriculum and Instruction: Elementary Education from University of Mississippi in 2006. In 2013 she earned her Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction: Elementary Education from University of Mississippi.

She has taught a variety of subjects to different age groups, from 4th grade English/Language Arts, 6th grade Math, Science and Social Studies to high school Algebra II, Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus. Dr. Bennett has taught undergraduate and graduate Education students at Mississippi State and here at The W.

Dr. Bennett has 3 amazing children (Jackson, 15; Novaley, 14; and Mayer, 12), and loves to read, travel, and spend time at the beach. She says that coffee is her very favorite thing.

"I’ve wanted to be a teacher since I was 4 years old, and teaching is my passion. Teaching is a hard job that takes serious dedication, diligence, and strength. It isn’t for the weak or lazy; it comes with the responsibility of playing many roles in students’ lives…and I would not trade my calling to teach for anything in the world." - Dr. Bennett

Semester Office Hours




In Office 306





Semester Course Schedule


ED 697: Internship Masters of Education


ED 549: Instructional Assessment Practices and Procedures