KelliWest Educational Services


Kelli Westmoreland is a veteran educator who has advocated effective instruction through the use of classroom libraries for over twenty years. An experienced professional development writer and author, she often presents at local, state, and national literacy conferences. Her skill set and knowledge assists teachers, schools, and districts across the country to integrate an effective balanced literacy framework into their classrooms. ​ ​Kelli is the CEO of KelliWest Educational Services, a professional development and coaching resource. 

Kelli has presented at national education conferences such as AMLE, NCTE, and ILA, recognized in 2015 as one of the top 16 sessions not to miss, as well as numerous state and local conferences.

KelliWest Educational Resources has conducted local full day professional learning events in Oregon, New Jersey, New York, and Arizona, and has events in the planning stages for Montana, South Carolina, Nebraska, Iowa, and Maine for the remainder of the 2018 school year.


Our Services



Whether you want to hold in-person seminars, workshops, consultations or want to connect online, we have you covered. We can work with you to ensure the best personalized learning environment for your team. 

Your Time, Your Schedule

KelliWest Educational Services can partner with your to create everything from one hour break out sessions to multi-day events. 

Frequently Requested Topics

  • Integrating Literacy into the Content Classes
  • Balancing Balanced Literacy 
  • Integration of Multimodal Internet Resources
  • Media Literacy
  • Disciplinary Literacy
  • Combatting Fake Reading
  • Creating a Culture of Independent Readers

Twitter Talks

  • Thank you @kelliwest for today's literacy training in collaboration with ACSA & Booksource. Loved the paper airplane activity!! 
  • Great presentation @kelliwest #NCTE17
  • Great article. Highly recommended reading From Reluctant to Engaged
  • @kelliwest is always an amazing resource!
  • I attended your presentation..I learned some things that I can do in my classroom. Thank you.
  • @kelliwest What a way to energize us at #ILA17 You modeled the warm, humor-infused-yet-serious culture of reading we can now replicate.
  • · Part of providing book choice for students is making difficult books accessible, and easy books acceptable. @kelliwest @vblit4kids #Ila17

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