Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Stefanie Keller
Mrs. Keller has been with the Caldwell County School System for several years now. She has taught in an elementary school, a middle school, and now she serves as our school librarian. During her career she has been awarded Associate of the Year for Granite Falls Middle School, Rookie Teacher of the Year for Granite Falls Middle School, Rookie Teacher of the Year for the Caldwell County School District, and was recently awarded Media Coordinator of the Year for Caldwell County Schools.
At home, Mrs. Keller runs a wildlife rescue group named Elisha Wildlife Rescue. Her group rehabilitates orphaned or injured wildlife. Their ultimate goal is to release the animals back into the wild where they belong. Some of the wildlife specimens are on display in the Happy Valley School Library.
Mrs. Keller is also an avid world traveler. She and her husband love to spend the summers traveling to different regions of the world to absorb new cultures and scenery. During these travels Mrs. Keller loves to hike, rock climb, kayak, fish, and more.
Mrs. Keller is a graduate from Appalachian State University with a Masters Degree in Library Science-School Libraries, a Masters Degree in Library Science-Public Libraries, a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education, with a minor in Music Education, and a certification in Middle School Math and Middle School Science, an Associates in Arts Degree, and an Associate in Fine Arts Degree-Music and Music Education.