Kelly Driskell received her bachelor of arts degree in English from Pan American University in 1987 and her master of arts degree in English from the University of Texas in Tyler in 1990. She completed graduate studies in communication at the University of Texas in Tyler and is currently working on her doctorate in educational leadership and management at Capella University.
Mrs. Driskell began working at TVCC in 1989 as a reading lab coordinator and English instructor. In 1998 she left full-time teaching to work in sales but returned to teaching at Navarro College in 1999 then came back to TVCC in the fall of 2002 to teach public speaking and business and professional speaking courses. She became the division chair of the Fine Arts Division in 2005.
She is a member of the Texas Community College Teachers Association, the TVCC College Council and the TVCC Curriculum and Instruction Committee.