This is Kim's 16th year teaching science at JM. She grew up in Los Angeles and has 1 sister. She moved up north for college, attending UC Berkeley. She was a double major in Integrative Biology and Environmental Science. She worked a few different jobs after graduation and then went back to UC Berkeley to get her Masters in Education and Teaching Credential at the same time with a specific focus on science education. During that program she student taught at JM and then was fortunate to get a job here upon completion of her degree. She also volunteers with the YMCA and is involved in a program called Youth and Government. She enjoys traveling and photography which has helped her teach the Yearbook class for the last 6 years. She enjoys working with all the students and teachers collaboratively in the ECO club and helping to provide opportunities for others to truly make a difference for our future.