Spanning a full career in education, Kelly Carmichael Booz oversees the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) PreK-12 online resources serving over 1.3 million educators on the AFT's ShareMyLesson.com, the AFT's E-Learning professional development platform, and the production and dissemination of PreK-12 publication for the AFT's 1.7 million members. As an active citizen in her community, Booz serves as the Education Advisor to Virginia Delegate Mark Levine. In 2014, Booz was appointed by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to serve on the Virginia Standards of Learning Innovation Committee to evaluate the Virginia accountability and assessment systems. Booz was elected to the Alexandria City School Board in 2012 and served on the Board from 2013-2015. For her work in the community, Booz was named Alexandria, Virginia's Chamber of Commerce 40 under 40 in 2017.
Working in various civic education capacities, Booz serves on the Board of Directors for Virginia Civics, a newly formed nonprofit created to promote constitutional literacy, critical thinking, and civic engagement, empowering the next generation of leaders in Virginia. Previously, Booz served as Director of Civic Education at James Madison’s Montpelier and as Manager of Teacher Programs at Alexandria’s Close Up Foundation.
Booz has a M.Ed. from the University of Virginia a B.A. from Carleton College.
- Educational Organization / Business Professional at DOUGLAS MACARTHUR ELEM. in Virginia
- National Board Certified Teacher
- Member of American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
- NBCT, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
- American Federation of Teachers