Director of Professional Development
Organization: Kodo Kids
Kasey has been working for 15+ years in the early childhood field as a Center Director, a training specialist, written curriculum for the Kinesiology Department of Kansas State University, provided technical assistance to programs across the State of Kansas while serving on committees to develop a state-wide QRIS system, and has presented on a variety of topics nationally. She received her Bachelors and Masters of Science in Early Childhood Education from Kansas State University.
Currently she is the Director of Professional Development with Kodo Kids. As a leader in the field, she served on the Board of Directors for the Kansas Association for the Education of Young Children for over 12 years as President and Conference Chair. Further, she was recognized as an Emerging Leader by Child Care Exchange.
Kasey has experience developing training curriculum for both onsite and online learning for early childhood providers. Additionally, she works diligently to provide a variety of adult education methods that meet each individual learning style by providing engaging activities.
In particular, Kasey has presented many training sessions on topics related to music, movement, art, childhood obesity and screen time, health and safety, Code of Ethical Conduct, STEM, engineering, and many more. As a former Instructor with Kansas State University, she taught the following courses: Introduction to Early Childhood, The Early Childhood Environment, and Social and Emotional Development through Art, Music, Drama, and Movement.
When not working with early childhood professionals, Kasey enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs, Kaiha and Dasher-two spoiled Springer Spaniels, attending K-State sporting events with family and friends, reading, and traveling.
For further information about Kodo Professional Development contact Kasey Kile , Kodo Professional Development Coordinator at [email protected] or (720) 340-2704