Kim Vargas

Bridges Academy
Site Coordinator
Kim Vargas received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education. She began her teaching career as a bilingual first grade teacher. She taught for three years, before leaving to study under noted Gifted and Talented expert, Dr. Barbara Clark at California State University, Los Angeles, where she completed her Master’s Degree in Special Education for the Gifted and Talented. Kim taught in the South Pasadena Unified School District for 25 years as the visiting teacher for students requiring in-home educational services. Over the years, Kim provided differentiated high school courses to accommodate the unique needs of her students, which ensured their academic success and satisfied credit requirements. She recently returned to Cal Poly University, Pomona to acquire a special education teaching credential for mild-to-moderate learning disabilities. Kim is currently pursuing an Ed.D in cognitive diversity in education at the Bridges Graduate School. In addition to her work in admissions and outreach at Bridges Academy, Kim is the site coordinator for the 2e Center. Her son Douglas is a Bridges Academy graduate, class of 2011.

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Sunday, February 23

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