Mrs. Kelly Spivey earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Miami University, her master’s degree from Xavier University, and post master's work at Miami University and Xavier University.

She has passionately served 33 years in the education field where she taught elementary grades for seven years, served as an administrator in Sycamore Community Schools and Hamilton City School District. In 2003, Mrs. Spivey became the Assistant Superintendent of the Talawanda School District where her responsibilities included Curriculum and Instruction and Personnel.

In 2011, the Board of Education named Mrs. Spivey as the Superintendent of the Talawanda School District. As Superintendent, her goal is to ensure that all students have the opportunity to experience a successful and quality education.

Mrs. Spivey has led the Talawanda School District in a Five Year Strategic Plan with an emphasis on empowering learners. The district is committed to providing quality educational programs where evidence supports student learning, and positive relationships are fostered.

Mrs. Spivey is a past president of Valley Association of School Administrators Valley Association of Administration (VASA), and is the most recent past president of the Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA). Kelly also serves on the BASA Executive Committee, the Report Card Committee, and the Legislative Committee.  She is currently serving as an ex-officio member of the Oxford Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees, as a member of the Oxford Senior Citizens Board, and also is a member of the Oxford Kiwanis Club.