Kim Hanley, M.S. Ed, Reading/Language Arts Specialist, has over 27 years of experiences as an elementary and secondary educator and an adjunct professor for teacher credential candidates, teaching Instruction in Diverse Classrooms.
Kim is especially knowledgeable and passionate about content area literacy and has taken an active role in education with the Common Core Standards and the CA ELD Standards. These interests led her to serve as a regional teacher leader for the CA Reading and Literature Project at University of CA Irvine, providing coaching and training to teachers in the state on Common Core Standards and Content Area Language and Literacy Tools.
Kim has attained a certificate in Adaptive Schools and implements these principles when facilitating trainings and coaching. Acting as a Title I Instructional Coach, ELD Advisor, Department Chair, lead teacher for Common Core implementation, and Vocabulary Reading Instructor among other significant teacher leader roles, has given Kim extensive coaching experience with educators in a multitude of settings.
Prior to working in CA, Kim held many leadership roles in the state of Hawaii working with curriculum, strategic long-term planning for educational growth, and grant writing for the advancement of student learning. Kim is a graduate from the University of Southern California and CA State University at Fullerton.