Kim Derden is a classified Paraprofessional with an Associate of Arts Degree from Arkansas’ Pulaski Technical University. For the past fifteen years, Kim has served as the coordinator of the Credit Recovery Program at a local high school where she guides students toward graduation. In addition to her position at ALN as the Edgenuity/eDynamicLearning Curriculum Specialist, Ms. Derden is also trained in a variety of online education programs such as Apec, Compass, and Pearson.
Ms. Derden served in the United States Air Force and is a veteran of Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. After leaving the military, Kim was drawn to the field of education where she has twenty years of experience working with young adults.