Kim joined Stevens Clay as a consultant in July 2020. Prior to her joining the firm, Kim was a teacher, instructional coach, assistant principal, principal and HR Director for Spokane Public Schools. Kim also worked as adjunct faculty for Whitworth University in their principal certification program. Most recently, Kim was hired to be the Executive Director for the Washington Personnel Association.
Kim did her undergraduate work at Western Washington University and earned two Masters from Washington State University and Gonzaga University. In 2013, she was awarded the Dick Stannard Distinguished Elementary Principal of the Year. Kim is a proud member of the graduating class of 2019 for Leadership Spokane.
Throughout her 26 years in education, Kim has served on multiple state level committees and delivered presentations at the local, state and national level. Her areas of expertise include: certificated evaluation, recruitment and onboarding, student teachers, hiring , and teacher retention. She worked extensively with Dan Goldhaber, education researcher, and their work with student teachers has been featured in multiple publications.
Kim and her husband are a blended family raising five beautiful children.