Kelley SteinmetzRegional Coordinator
Kelley Steinmetz is a Regional Coordinator for Florida’s Problem Solving/Response to Intervention Project. She supports district leaders and leadership teams in developing, implementing and sustaining an integrated model of multi-tiered systems of supports, a system in which all students are prepared for college, career, and life readiness. She has a diverse background in the field of education with over twenty years of experience. Kelley earned a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from the University of Florida, is certified in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Exceptional Student Education (ESE), Pre-Kindergarten/Primary, and has her Reading Endorsement. Her coursework and experience give her a solid understanding of how students learn the skills necessary for success and knowledge of high leverage strategies to support the progress of all learners.
Kelley has experience as elementary and secondary general education and special education teacher, Problem Solving/RtI Project coach, MTSS district and school level coach, school-based data coach, and Reading interventionist for Monroe County Schools. Before joining the PS/RtI Project, she served as an Inclusive Education Specialist and FIN Facilitator for the Florida Inclusion Network from 2019–2023, presenting at multiple statewide conferences on the topic of inclusive education. Kelley’s special area of interest is the use of Tier 1 problem solving to improve universal instruction and tiered supports in the primary grades, with emphasis on phonological awareness.Kelley provides support to the following districts: