Kellee D Watkins

Assistant Professor

Kellee D Watkins
College of Education

Educator Preparation

Proctor Hall 225
Ph.D.Education Studies (HED) / The University of North Carolina At Greensboro
MEDReading Education / The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
B.A.Elementary Education K-6 / Livingstone College


Dr. Kellee D. Watkins is an Assitant Teaching Professor at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and serves as Praxis Coordinator for Educator Preparation. She earned her B.A. in Elementary Education from Livingstone College, M.Ed. in Reading, Language, and Literacy K-12 from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. After working as an elementary school teacher and while working as an academic coach, she received her Ph.D. in Educational Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, with a dissertation on implementing reading standards and new reading programs in a Title I school.

Research Interests

Her research interests include English Language Arts and Reading Education, Curriculum Standards, Teacher Professional Development and Coaching, and Equity Education. She is passionate about working with teachers in culturally and linguistically diverse school settings, and with parents and families to best meet the needs of diverse students.