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Education Abroad Office

Meet Our Staff

Kelly Anastes

Title: Assistant Director for Enrollment and Operations
Department: Global Carolina
Education Abroad Office
Phone: 803-777-7557
Office: Close-Hipp 453
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Kelly Anastes oversees the enrollment process and other non-advising operatoins of the office, including the front desk operations, partner visits, and office management.  In her role she also oversees application approvals, maintains student records, and processes data requests.  

Prior to working in the education abroad office, Kelly worked as an educator. She has over 16 years of teaching experience with K-12 students and adult learners.  Nine of those years were spent working internationally in Thailand, the U.A.E, and Bolivia. As an undergraduate student, she participated in a multi-county semester attending courses and learning Spanish in Mexico, Argentina, and Spain. 
In her free time, Kelly enjoys yoga and mindfulness practices, traveling, and hiking.  

Educational Background

Master of Arts in Teaching-Elementary Education, 2010 
University of South Carolina 

Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, 2004 
University of South Carolina 

Bachelor of Science- Marketing, specializing in International Business, 2004 
University of South Carolina 

Implementing the Reading and Writing Workshop. Co-Presenter, Association of American Schools in South America (AASSA) Annual Conference, Santiago, Chile (April 2019) 


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