About our Director,
Kim is Side by Side's Founder/Director and Lead Community Instructor. She has twelve years of experience working with children and youth in a classroom setting, and she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Studio Arts from the University of Louisville.
She is a member of the National American Reggio Emilia Alliance (NAREA), National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), and attends multiple nature, therapy, and education based conferences each year. Kim also presents at a variety of conferences and served as a keynote speaker for 4C of Southern Indiana’s annual conference in March 2017.
Kim founded Side By Side in order to help put the joy back into learning and give all parents and families opportunities to experience peace, compassion, love, kindness and joyful learning through art.