Kellie Cunningham Bliss

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Kellie Bliss has been in the field of early childhood education for over 26 years, primarily as a classroom teacher. She pulls stories from personal teaching experiences, as well as from a parent’s perspective. Being Native Alaskan and living in diverse cities has brought insight and awareness to racial and cultural issues. She studied human development at Pacific Oaks College, where she received her master’s degree. She currently teaches at a local community college in Northern California.


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Native Culture Should Be Taught Year Round My son and I are Native Alaskan and we live in California. Last year my family decided to do a 5K Turkey Trot together on Thanksgiving Day. We each...
Intolerance Crumbled After Meeting a Family A family of four came to speak to my high school juniors and seniors. Two dads and their 16-year-old daughter and 17-year-old son talked about their...
Challenging Stereotypes in 'Peter Pan' I was putting my 6-year-old son to bed recently when he excitedly announced that he was going to be in the school play. “Peter Pan,” he said. My...
Melea Has Two Dads – And That’s Not a Problem Melea hates school.  She is 4 years old and was adopted at birth by two gay men. Her dads (Mark and Sam) are Caucasian and Melea is African...