Kelsey Pavelka

Kelsey Pavelka

Assistant Lecturer


Kelsey Pavelka is an Assistant Lecturer of Elementary Education at Ball State University. A former Dual Language Immersion teacher, Kelsey earned her Master's in Curriculum andInstruction from the University of Nevada - Las Vegas. Kelsey grew up on the island of Puerto Rico where she was immersed in the Spanish language from an early age. Her professional work and research interests center around educatingemergent bilingual students, creating systems of support for culturally and linguistically diverse students and expanding opportunities for People of the Global Majority.