Kelly Hodgkin - Lead Teacher, PlaySchool (Ages: 2 - 4.75) ~  Certified Waldorf Early Childhood teacher. Director of BeeLoved Farm PlaySchool & PlaySchool, and founding board president of Cedar Springs Waldorf School. Kelly and her husband, Bill, are parents of three children and alumni parents of both Cedar Springs Waldorf School and Sacramento Waldorf High School.

Kelly graduated from the Bay Area Center Waldorf Teacher Training program with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education, thus, a certified Waldorf Early Childhood Teacher. Additionally, Kelly earned her LifeWays Certificate from Rudolf Steiner College, which emphases Waldorf methods for children birth to 5 years. Kelly has been teaching at BeeLoved Farm Waldorf School since August 1, 2011 and worked as an assistant for 1 year prior to that at “Starbright”, a Waldorf Preschool in Fair Oaks owned/operated by Waldorf Early Childhood Teacher and LifeWays teacher.

Kelly's holds dual concentrations in in her undergraduate degreen in both accounting and finance, Business of Science at CSU-Sacramento (B.S. Business -- Accounting/Finance). Kelly's graduate degree was a dual program through Sac State (MSBA -- Taxaxation) and the McGeorge School of Law Master’s in Law -- Taxation (LLM --Taxation). Kelly was formerly a CPA and worked for PriceWaterhouseCoopers and held security licenses in finance (SEC series, 6, 7, 57, 63, 65) for her work as a stockbroker, college professor, and teaching CPA's continuing and professional education courses. Kelly's former career in accounting and finance lead to CFO of an international securities analyst firm.

Upon the graduation of her youngest child from Sac. Waldorf, Kelly scaled back from the financial industry and on August 1st, 2011, while still completing the LifeWays teacher training program, Kelly helped her daughter start BeeLoved Farm PlaySchool. Continuing her early childhood education, she completed the RIE Foundation Certificate (Research for Infant Educarers for children ages birth to 5) and then went-on to earn her Waldorf Teacher Training Certificate. Kelly is currently enrolled in Robyn Brown's curative education training.