Principal

Kelli FinneganKelli Finnegan began her educational career in the Topeka Public School District in 1995. Mrs. Finnegan spent 17 years in USD 501 as a classroom teacher, instructional coach, and math interventionist before becoming Assistant Principal at Logan Elementary School in 2013. In 2014, Kelli Finnegan became Principal at North Fairview Elementary School. She holds a Bachelor of Elementary Education Degree from Washburn University and a Master’s Degree in School Leadership from Baker University.

Mrs. Finnegan believes all children can learn but each learns in a different way and at different rates. She feels that maintaining a positive school atmosphere is the key to success. Mrs. Finnegan values teamwork and feels it is what makes a school successful in reaching their goal of helping children reach their full potential.

Mrs. Finnegan is a visible principal who loves interacting with her students during the school day as well as supporting their extra-curricular activities outside of the school day. She enjoys building positive relationships with her staff, students and NF families and values open communication among these groups. Mrs. Finnegan appreciates the small town feel of the Seaman community and looks forward to continuing her career at North Fairview Elementary.

Kelli Finnegan
Principal
kfinnegan@usd345.com