Kimberly Romero, Director of Special Education/Athletic Director

Kimberly Romero was born and raised in Southern California. She has enjoyed playing sports since she was young. She was an competetive speed skater where she competed against various cities throughout Southern California.  Her favorite NFL team is the Dallas Cowboys! She has worked with youth since high school and was the director of the AWANA youth program at her home church. Her and her husband moved to Albuquerque in 1997. They have two children together, both of whom have been in bilingual education since early elementary. Due to C.I.S.’s well established Bilingual and Bio Medical program, their daughter graduated from C.I.S. and received her B.S.N. in nursing from the University of New Mexico. Their son graduated from C.I.S. in 2023 and will be attending APS Transition. Mrs. Romero received her Masters Degrees in general education and special education, with a focus in Autism Spectrum Disorder (A.S.D.), and is a level III instructor with endorsements in TESOL, Reading, Social Studies and Language Arts.  She has been an active volunteer, coach, and coordinator with Special Olympics Rio Rancho since 2015. She enjoys being with family and friends, and supporting special needs individuals of all ages.

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Prior to Corrales International School, Mrs. Romero 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 with Cien Aguas International to help facilitate their opening of the school, their first lottery and was a Governing Council board voting member. Mrs. Romero joined Corrales International school in 2010.

Favorite quotes: “The best way to predict your future is to create it.”–Abraham Lincoln

                             “I am different, not less.” ― Temple Grandin