Kelsey McLachlan
New Orleans Leadership Coach

Kelsey is responsible for direct coaching, session delivery, and relationship development in the Greater New Orleans region. Her education career began in Chicago Public Schools. For a majority of her teaching career, she taught at a school in Chicago where students hailed from 32 different countries and natively spoke 40 different languages. Her efforts resulted in consistent, significant academic gains for her students.

After teaching in the classroom, Kelsey worked for Teach for America (Greater New Orleans) as a Manager of Teacher Leadership Development (MTLD). Following that, Kelsey was the Founding Assistant Principal at KIPP Leadership Primary for five years before joining Leading Educators. Kelsey has a M.S. Ed from Northwestern University and a B.A. from Tulane. When she’s not coaching leaders, Kelsey loves exploring the many wonders of New Orleans with her husband and two sweet children.