• Designation: Director, Plato Academy Pinellas Park

Name: Hillary Franklin-Keels

Title: Director, Plato Academy Pinellas Park

Hi my name is Hillary Franklin-Keels and I am the director for the Pinellas Park Early Learning. I have been in this field for about 8 years and I absolutely love and adore children. They bring so much joy and excitement to my life. I take pride in knowing that I am making a difference every day in children’s lives. I have been a director going on three years and before that I was a VPK teacher. I have worked with all ages starting from infants up to 8th grade. I am currently pursuing a degree in early childhood education. I have been with Superior since 2018. I have always wanted to work with children and become a teacher, so I took a leap of faith and stepped into this field and I have been loving it ever since. My favorite part about being a director is the bond I create with the children and their families.