Kimberly Romero was born Lancaster, California, eventually settling in Hesperia, California where she received her high school diploma at Hesperia High School. At a young age, she enjoyed playing sports, especially baseball and basketball. She was an avid roller-skater, where she competed against various cities throughout California. She enjoyed working with youth and was the director of the AWANA youth program at her home church. Her and her husband Shane moved from California to Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1997 as part of a job transfer. She received her Associates in Elementary Education at CNM and her two Bachelor’s degrees in Elementary Education and Special Education, Cum Laude, from Highlands University, Rio Rancho, New Mexico. She loves to be with her two children and playing cards with family and friends. She is also an avid Dallas Cowboys Fan!
Prior to Corrales International School, Ms. Romero substitute taught for Bernalillo Public Schools where she received her certification in G.L.A.D. (Guided Language Acquisition Design). During this time, she also worked to with Cien Aguas International to facilitate their lottery and joined the Governing Council board as a voting member. Ms. Romero joined Corrales International school in 2010 as a substitute teacher while finishing her Bachelor’s degrees in education. In 2012, she continued with Corrales International as a Special Education Teacher and Coach for the CIS Girls Basketball/Volleyball teams. In 2013, she continued as Special Education Coordinator and Athletic Director to present day.
One of her favorite quotes is “The best way to predict your future is to create it.”–Abraham Lincoln.