WHO AM I
Amber K. Kim earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Denver in June of 2012 with a focus on Urban Education and Culturally Responsive and Critical Pedagogy. Amber is a coach and consultant committed to helping people--including children--develop equity literacy. She partners to create educational environments and organizations that resist harm, fight oppression, and strengthen and nourish all staff and the people they serve--particularly those who are marginalized, excluded, and suffer discrimination. She has worked with Tulsa Public Schools and San Francisco Unified School District, as well as Big Picture Learning. She taught for ten years in three cities—Plainfield, Atlanta, and Denver and at the University of Colorado (Denver and Boulder). She is an amateur Muay Thai kick boxer and a mother of three children, two cats, and a hamster.