Ms. Kim has studied and researched child development extensively in the Waldorf tradition and in other complementary approaches, including those of Emmi Pikler and Magda Gerber (infant specialists). In addition to her Master’s degree in Waldorf Early Childhood Education from Antioch University, she completed the advanced Pikler training in Budapest and is one of about forty Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE) Associates in North America.
Ms. Kim works on the North American ‘Birth-to-Three’ Task Force for Waldorf Education. She guest lectures at Pima College in the Early Childhood program and moderates an online group of hundreds of parents, teachers and child-care providers. She offers workshops at regional conferences and loves to write about the developing child. One of her essays appears in the Waldorf Early Childhood Association’s (WECAN) book, A Warm and Gentle Welcome. Her Master’s Thesis on Steiner architecture for young children is currently being prepared for publication. Ms. Kim has three children and two grandsons. She is so happy to be teaching at the Tucson Waldorf School and frequently tells people that her young students are the luckiest children in Tucson.