B.A. in Sociology and Elementary Education, Fordham University; MA in Learning dis/Abilities, Teachers College, Columbia University. Kim has a diverse background as an elementary educator. She began her career as a second grade teacher in the NYC public schools. She later became a Resource Teacher for students in grades 3-5 in the Newark, NJ public schools. She is currently a Learning Disability Teacher Consultant for the Office of Special Education in Newark, New Jersey.