Jean Kelleher lives in the Hampden Heights section of Reading with her husband. She is the mother of three adult children and grandmother of two.Mrs. Kelleher started her career at Godiva Chocolatier, Inc., a local manufacturing plant, as a packer and then moved into the office starting in accounting and ending in human resources. After 12 years at Godiva, she left her position to operate her own business while raising her children.Mrs. Kelleher entered the education world in the late 1990s as a teacher of Family and Consumer Sciences at several local school districts before moving to her current position at the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Mrs. Kelleher earned her bachelor’s degree from Alvernia University and her teaching certification from Immaculata University. She is currently finishing her education at Temple University, where she will earn her master’s degree in Education and her Director’s certificate in Career and Technical Education.