Ms. Kim is a 1st grade teacher at Equitas Academy. Ms. Kim earned her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Liberal Studies and a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from Mount St. Mary’s University. She has had the opportunity to work for several different charter elementary schools in the downtown Los Angeles and South Bay area. Born and raised in Southern California, Ms. Kim loves going to the beach, hiking, camping, and spending time with her family and her chihuahua, Merci. She is a first generation Korean-American and is fluent in Korean and English. One of Ms. Kim’s strengths is differentiating lessons and making education accessible to every scholar. She ensures student success by facilitating appropriate assessments, providing resources, and making necessary accommodations. Ms. Kim strongly believes in higher education and makes Equitas scholars her priority. Ms. Kim is enthusiastic about embarking on a journey with scholars to become college-educated, successful individuals of our community.