Elizabeth Kennedy

Education and Literature Expert


M.S., Instructional Design and Technology, Emporia State University

B.A., English Literature, Brown University


  • A 35-year career in early childhood and K-12 education
  • The former program director of the Arts Partners, an arts education program
  • Co-owner of Wichita Scribe, Inc., a freelance writing service


Elizabeth "Liz" Kennedy is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles about children's literature. She has an extensive background in education, having worked as an early childhood educator, elementary school teacher, and museum educator. For 12 years, Kennedy was the program director of the Arts Partners, Inc., a regional program of Wolf Trap. In this position, she worked with artists and curriculum specialists to develop arts-in-education programs. Kennedy is the co-owner and vice president of Wichita Scribe, Inc., a freelance business she ran with her husband until 2015.


Elizabeth Kennedy earned a Master Science (M.S.) in Instructional Design and Technology from Emporia State University. She also holds a bachelor's in English Literature from Brown University.


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