Kelly Schultz

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Kelly Schultz (Kelly)
Pronouns: she/her/hers
Director, ATYP and Coordinator, Dual Enrollment
Office: 
(269) 387-3553
Location: 
2206 Ellsworth Hall, Mail Stop 5233
Mailing address: 
Academically Talented Youth Program
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5233 USA
Education: 
  • B.S., Computer Science, Western Michigan University
  • M.S., Mathematics, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • Ph.D., Mathematics, Western Michigan University
Bio: 

Dr. Kelly Schultz joined the Academically Talented Youth Program at Western Michigan University as an instructor in 1999, and became director in 2007. Previously Kelly taught computer science for Kalamazoo College and still teaches AP Computer Science for ATYP. She earned her bachelor's degree in computer science from Western Michigan University, her master's degree in mathematics from the University of Alabama in Huntsville (the hockey capital of the south), and her Ph.D. in Mathematics from WMU. Kelly sits on the board of the Michigan Association for Gifted Children and Northwestern University's Center for Talent Development.

She gives many talks around the state on gifted education but the two most requested talks are on Organization Challenges for Gifted Students and Northwestern University's Midwest Academic Talent Search. She has been published in Images, the newsletter for the Michigan Association for Gifted Children and Northwestern University's Talent newsletter. She is blessed with two adult sons—Alec and Nathan—and a wonderful husband, Martin.