Sep 05, 2018

Ms Kelsey walked through the doors of Green Shoots International School at the beginning of the school year and swept us all off our feet with her charisma, confidence and down-to-earth demeanour. She travels from Danang to Hoi An every day to teach our Secondary School students English and is also the Head of the Secondary School department.

We asked Ms Kelsey a few questions so as to delve deeper into how the mother of two beautiful little twin boys sees the world.

Q & A with Ms Kelsey

Who was your most inspiring teacher and why?

Ms Dennis, in 4th and 5th grade. She taught me about perseverance and that being different was something to be proud of.

What is your favourite quote?

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If you could choose a song to be the soundtrack of your life, what would it be?



What is the best book you’ve ever read?



What are some of your favourite hobbies or ways to spend time?

Swimming, kayaking, hiking, traveling, reading, and hanging out with my babies.

What do you want to be when you grow up?

I want to be proud of the life I have created.


What is your spirit animal? Why?

A manatee, because I am a mellow water-loving lady.

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What makes a great teacher?

Creating a connection.

If you had to eat the same meal every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?

I definitely have to go with potatoes.

Sunshine, coastline and blue skies or clouds, blankie and downpour?


How did you end up in Vietnam?

I arrived here by following my gut!

What is the most beautiful place in the world that you have ever been?

Crested Butte, Colorado.


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