Christina Kim, M.S.Ed., L.C.S.W. is a coach and trainer for the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. She brings the perspective of a classroom teacher, learning specialist, clinical social worker, and program director in working with children and families for 21 years.
Currently, Christina is a school counselor at The Park School of Baltimore. Prior to that, she was the Director of Student Life at The Willows Community School overseeing social emotional programming for students, faculty, and parents. Christina moved to California from New York City, where she had worked as a teacher, learning specialist, and school social worker at The School at Columbia University. Her experience in New York had also included being a clinical social worker for the Jewish Board of Families & Children, as well as a few years teaching at the Manhattan School for Children.
Christina has an undergraduate degree from New York University (during which she studied abroad in Seoul, South Korea), a Master of Education and Master of Social Work through a dual degree program at Bank Street College of Education and Columbia University School of Social Work, and a Master of Education for School Leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University.
She enjoys walks and hikes in different places around the world. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends, especially making things with her twin boys like trying out new recipes and most recently, designing and creating Rube Goldberg contraptions with whatever materials found in the house.