Kelly Riffer


School Partnership Manager

Kelly provides project management oversight to key organizational contracts. She helps strengthen youth development and expanded learning programs for licensed school age sites and 21st Century Community Learning Centers by engaging them in SOWA’s professional learning and program quality intervention services.

Kelly has been working with children and community for over a decade, from teaching science to 7th graders in Oakland, California to overseeing a 21st Century Community Learning Center in Ypsilanti, Michigan and now supporting expanding learning programs across Washington. She is guided by a dedication to fostering growth and development of young people’s unique interests and abilities through hands-on and team-based academic and extracurricular opportunities.