About Me

Phone: (319) 688-1110


Degrees and Certifications:

Emily Kim

Welcome! I'm originally from the Iowa City area, and received all my elementary, middle, and high school education in the Iowa City Community School District. In 2017, I graduated from the University of Iowa’s College of Education with my degree in elementary education, a reading endorsement, and minors in educational psychology and human relations. I started my teaching career at Hoover in 2018 and I've been teaching fourth grade since then. My favorite things about teaching are building relationships with my students and finding creative ways to make learning more fun and engaging. I especially love teaching social studies and chatting with students about books. In my classroom, I aim for inclusion and creating a family-like environment where students feel supported and encouraged.

When I’m not teaching, I enjoy biking, reading, traveling, and spending time with my family - especially my husband and our baby, JJ. I also love going to Target, Trader Joe's, writing in my planners with colorful pens, eating snacks, and sipping on sparkling water.