Miss Kelly's Academy
A Community Preschool
Ages Three-Five

Our Team

We will be full with 24 students a day, four teachers, and our speech therapist.

Kelly S. Watson- (Director and Lead Teacher)

Ms. Kelly has been working with children since 2003 and found her expertise in Early Childhood Education after working in a  kindergarten class in a summer school program. She holds a bachelor's in Early Childhood Multicultural Education, and a master's in Language Literacy and  Sociocultural Studies.  Kelly has six years experience at Albuquerque's well known and established preschool school, A Child's Garden, where she truly found her passion in teaching young children.


Darla Griego- (Lead Teacher)

Martha Sotelo - (Assistant & Spanish Teacher)

Miss Martha has been working with preschool and kindergarten-aged children for seven years.  Prior to working at Miss Kelly's Academy, she worked with students with special needs and she managed her own business.  Now that she is with us, she teaches Spanish to the children--she is excellent at finding a way to work in Spanish lessons into everything they do.

Tracy Watson - (Speech Therapist and Substitute)

Ms. Tracy is a licensed and certified speech/language pathologist and has been working with children with speech and language needs in both public and private schools for over 30 years. During those years, she worked with preschool children individually as well as in groups. At Miss Kelly's Academy, Ms. Tracy will be offering whole group language stimulation activities and games on a weekly basis to enhance every child's overall speech and language development. If there are concerns with your child's speech or language skills, individual screening can be arranged.

Lavren Watson (Assistant Teacher)

Where play and creative expression

are encouraged on a daily basis