Kelsey Apple
Senior Technical Instructor

Kelsey Apple, MCT, MCSD, PMP, IBM CAI, PSM

Kelsey Apple has been a consultant and educator for over 30 years specializing in computer software design, development, support, training and project management. A Microsoft Certified Trainer and IBM/Lotus instructor, Kelsey’s daily objective is to make sure an organization’s employees understand the latest technologies by working with and mentoring individuals of any knowledge level.


  • IBM Certified Advanced Instructor (IBM CAI)
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
  • CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+)
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer for Enterprise Applications (MCSD)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM)

Recognition and Awards:

Kelsey has worked with a variety of clients in numerous industries. Her vast technical experience and commitment to her profession has made her a well-respected instructor in the Information Technology Industry and earned her many the following awards:

  • Awarded IBM’s most prestigious Dr. James H. Adair Award for Instructors worldwide.
  • Nominated and became a finalist as Woman of the Year in Technology at the Annual TopCat Awards which celebrates the Top Contributors to the Advancement of Technology in Central Ohio.
  • Awarded IBM’s Outstanding Customer Satisfaction Award which recognizes the instructor that is consistently sought after and requested for by name.
  • Awarded the Welcome Warehouse Founders award for her contribution to the Dublin, Ohio community in creating a technology plan for Welcome Warehouse, overseeing the architecture and design of their website, and developing a Multilingual Computer Education Program for the organization as a volunteer.

Courses Kelsey has taught include:

  • Capturing Business Requirements
  • System Development Life Cycle Methodologies
  • Project Management
  • Scrum and Agile
  • Object Oriented Analysis & Design
  • Analyzing Requirements and Defining Microsoft .NET Solutions (Architecture)
  • .NET Programming and Architecture
  • SharePoint (Configuration and Development)
  • Java Programming
  • IBM/Lotus Web Development and Administration


About Kelsey; the human behind the technology geek:

Kelsey likes to play tennis, golf, and take long walks. She loves to watch Football (both professional and NCAA), Hockey and Men’s lacrosse, and enjoys traveling with her husband of 30 years and 2 sons. 


She coaches boys youth travel soccer and holds a coaching license. She is involved in Welcome Warehouse(, a non-profit helping families in need in the Dublin, OH area and helped create a mobile computer lab to teach Dublin parents who speak English as a second language how to access the Dublin School System website and communicate with their children’s teachers.


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