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Debbie Kelley

Education Reporter

Debbie Kelley has covered nearly every subject at The Gazette, including news, religion, business, real estate, the energy industry, health care, nonprofits, fashion, home and garden and county government. Her career also has encompassed writing greeting cards, speeches, annual reports, and technical trade and magazine articles. Her two kids have taught her a lot about education and life in general, including this kernel of wisdom, “Mom, not everything is a lesson.”

Interim Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile, left, and former Senator and Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich are among the speakers scheduled to appear in this year's Sondermann Presidential Symposium, presented by Colorado College.
Atlas Prep School Freshmen got a lesson on using a circular saw in a hands-on "Intro to Trade Skills" course. Jessey Tim Enrico (center, right), Director of Career & Technical Education, works with Jessey Luna on the circular saw to get the best straight line on Wednesday, August 24, 2016. photo by Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette
Thomas MacLaren Charter School is investigating the feasibility of turning this building at 1615 W. Garden of the Gods Road into a K-12 charter school.
The marble mountain lion, which artist Ernest Geolfos of Broomfield carved from Colorado marble, was hoisted onto a flatbed truck for its move across campus. Photo courtesy of UCCS.