The Rotary Club of Lakewood is proud to announce their October Educator of the Month is Kim Valden, a first grade teacher at Carter Lake Elementary School. Kim holds a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Houston, and is committed to the mission of Carter Lake Elementary, “Partnering with families to build character, intelligence, leadership and enthusiasm for learning”.
Kim is the vice president of Carter Lake’s parent-teacher association where she furthers the school’s mission. As a member of the first grade team, Kim works tirelessly to build a framework of curriculum to meet the needs of all students, both in her class and grade level.
Although humble about her accomplishments and skills, Kim truly represents the education profession through her commitment to children and their families.