Elizabeth Kennedy

  • M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology from Emporia State University 
  • B.A. in English Literature from Brown University
  • Program Director of the Arts Partners, a regional program of Wolf Trap 
  • Thirty-five-year career in early childhood and PreK-grade 12 education 


Elizabeth Kennedy is a former writer for ThoughtCo. She has an extensive background in education, having worked as an early childhood educator, elementary school teacher, museum educator, and PreK-12 arts-in-education program director over a career spanning thirty-five years. She is co-owner and vice president of Wichita Scribe, Inc., writing for the web and related projects. 

For 12 years, Liz was Program Director of the Arts Partners, Inc., a regional program of Wolf Trap, where she worked with artists and curriculum specialists to develop PreK-Grade 12 arts-in-education programs. She wrote on children's literature for ThoughtCo for over 16 years. 


Elizabeth Kennedy holds a B.A. degree from Brown University where she majored in English Literature. She earned her M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology from Emporia State University. Liz has also taken additional coursework in education and children's literature.

Elizabeth Kennedy

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