Associate Professor of Instructional Technology
B.B.A., Business, University of Georgia
M.B.A., Commercial Real Estate, Georgia State University
Ed.S., Business Education, University of Georgia
School Library Certification, Georgia State University
Ed.D., Curriculum & Instruction, Liberty University
After spending three years in the corporate world, Kelly Paynter joined the education sector and has never looked back! She has worked as a high school educator, teaching subjects such as computer programming, web design, personal finance, computer applications, and multimedia technology. She transitioned into the school library realm and received accolades as the State of Georgia’s Exemplary Library Media program as well as Library Media Specialist of the Year. She has extensive experience in online teaching, online course development, and course design. Her hobbies and interests include outdoor activities, traveling, reading, learning new things, and nutrition/natural wellness.