Melissa Kelley-Knutsen, Senior Client Executive

Melissa Kelley-Knutsen

Melissa has worked in the field of early education for over 10 years with a passion for all children to learn and grow through high-quality educational experiences. Her career has included coaching Region XI American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start programs, Chicago Public Schools Office of Early Childhood Education assessment and data manager, launching city-wide preschool initiatives, such as Chicago: Ready to Learn!, and being a trusted advisor to several states in achieving their Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS) goals. Melissa lives in Chicago with her husband and little kiddo. She is always eager to meet and discuss ways to support clients in achieving their goals.