- Preceptor, School of Information Studies
- BS Elementary Education, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
- MLIS & School Library Media Certification, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
- Wisconsin Idea Executive Ph.D. Cohort - Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kay currently serves as Director of Library Services for Elmbrook Schools and district representative on the Brookfield Public Library Board of Trustees. She served as a school librarian at both the elementary and secondary levels. In addition, she has a variety of classroom teaching experience ranging from Medford, WI to Frankfurt, Germany to Milwaukee Public Schools German Immersion School.
February 2022: How the Pandemic Boosted Ebook and Audiobook Use in Schools, School Management: The Home of Independent and International Education
March 2020: President-elect Wisconsin Educational Media and Technology Association
September 2018: Personalizing Learning Through Digital Reading Platforms, District Administration Magazine
August 2018: Testified Before Legislative Study Committee on Investment and Use of School Trust Funds
Benning, K. and DeGuire, B. (2017), FACEBook: Family and Community Engagement Book Club, Presentation at the Wisconsin Educational Media and Technology Association Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI.