Text Resize

-A +A
Bookmark and Share

Melissa Kim

Melissa Kim

Dr. Melissa Kim is the incoming Deputy Chancellor of Social, Emotional, and Academic Development. In this role, she leads the district’s instructional, leadership, and equity initiatives to ensure that DCPS provides rich and rigorous experiences for all students. Dr. Kim has been an educator in DC for more than 20 years, and she previously served as Chief Academic Officer for KIPP DC, where she worked closely with secondary schools and special education services to ensure student success. Prior to that, Dr. Kim worked as a partner at NewSchools Venture Fund and the principal of DCPS’ Deal Middle School. Dr. Kim grew up in Yardley, Pennsylvania and obtained a bachelor’s degree from Colby College, a master of arts from Trinity College, and a doctorate of education from the University of Pennsylvania.