Mrs. Kelly Zisel has been a teacher in South Huntington for 23 years. She has taught at Birchwood, Countrywood, and for the past 5 years at Silas Wood Sixth Grade Center. She is a well-rounded, positive role model to all students that cross her path. Mrs. Zisel is always prepared and embeds humor, laughter, and real life experiences into all of her lessons. She has the capacity to reach learners at all levels and with varied strengths and learning styles. Mrs. Zisel is a leader who inspires, motivates, excites, and understands her students. She looks at the "whole-child" with a sense of understanding and compassion holds them to high expectations, and encourages them to always do their best. She engages her students through her creativity and talents and encourages them to be lifelong learners.
She is a team player who collaborates with the entire English department colleagues to help make Silas Wood a positive learning environment. Mrs. Zisel has been an active participant at Silas Wood and in the South Huntington Community and consistently attends building and school district functions, such as Family Fun Night, Homecoming, and SW dances. Mrs. Zisel is a member of our Silas Wood School Based Management (SBM) team and is co-advisor for our Student Council. Finally, Mrs. Zisel is an exceptional colleague, teacher, mother, wife, and a true collaborator.