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BIO - Kimberly Young

Kimberly Young
3rd Grade

I’ve wanted to be a teacher since I was 8 years old and forced my rambunctious nephews to endure my attempts to teach them to read and write. In college, I discovered an interest in health and got my master’s degree in wellness 
management. My favorite job was at a pediatric clinic teaching children and families everything from newborn care to parenting to how to eat healthy and live active lives. 

In 2006, I decided to try substitute teaching and was later hired at a private school where I taught first grade. Sadly, that was during an economic downturn and the school went bankrupt. This last school year, I discovered an excellent teacher training program in Denver and was finally able to complete my credential. I now love teaching third grade at Legacy Academy. Not only am I realizing my dream of teaching, I also work with wonderful colleagues, parents and students.  

Favorite Quote:
"Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.” — Dr. Rita Pierson

Activities & Hobbies:
My fiancé and I live in Franktown with our two dogs. We enjoy cross country skiing, hiking, camping, and we are learning to play the guitar together.
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