Kimberly Romero, Director of Special Education and Athletic Director

Kimberly Romero was born Lancaster, California, eventually settling in Hesperia, California. Since she was young, she has enjoyed playing baseball, basketball and roller skating.  She was an competetive roller-skater where she competed against various cities throughout California.  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 will be graduating from C.I.S. in 2023. Mrs. Romero received her Masters Degrees in general education and special education, with a focus in Autism Spectrum Disorder (A.S.D.), from Grand Canyon University and is a level III instructor with endorsements in TESOL, Reading, Social Studies and Language Arts.  She enjoys being with family and friends, working with special needs individuals, and is a Coordinator for Special Olympics Rio Rancho.

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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

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