A New York native, started her professional career as a Systems Engineer at IBM for 10 years after receiving her Bachelors degree in Business Administration. Shortly after, she decided that teaching was her calling and pursued a Masters degree and career in Elementary Education and Educational Leadership. She has been a highly effective educator serving students, families, her colleagues and the community as a teacher and after school Educational Enrichment Director, for the East Ramapo Central School District for over 14 years. After receiving her Masters degree, she continued her passion for education and enrichment with her “G.A.P. Academy” tutoring company. For the past 3 years, Kim had continued to make an impact in education by volunteering and supporting the Diversity Organization and endeavor.