With nearly 15 years of teaching experience in the public school system, Kim Mitchell came to DoDEA in 2002 when she was selected as a 1st grade teacher in Gelnhausen, Germany. She then trained and served as a Reading Recovery Teacher and Language Arts Reading Specialist also at Gelnhausen Elementary School. Since then she has worked as an Instructional Systems Specialist for the Isles District and as a 5th grade teacher Allied Forces Northern Europe (AFNORTH) School in Brunssum, The Netherlands. She is currently a Literacy Coach at AFNORTH School.

Mitchell earned her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Texas at Austin, in 1986. She received her Master of Education in Early Childhood Education from Texas Woman's University in 2002. Mitchell also earned certifications in Reading Recovery, English as a Second Language and Early Childhood Education.

Mitchell designed and implemented a program for students in grades K-2nd grade who needed help with literacy. The program was data driven, differentiated, and incorporated all of the tenets of Assessment for Learning. The students were up to three years behind grade level. More than 95 percent of the students met or exceeded grade level benchmarks. Some gained as much as three years worth of achievement in a single year.

Kim Mitchell Literacy Coach Teacher
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