For Educators

We provide professional development and self-care strategies via adult Brain Breaks, trainings and webinars. We also offer ongoing support for our partner districts and organizations. Continuing ed unit opportunities available.

For Students

We provide a range of free classroom resources that include learner Brain Breaks, health & wellness curricula, and Virtual PE. Our mission is to promote social, emotional, and academic development for all learners.

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Building Bonds & Reimagining Community for Asian Americans & African Americans

Originally Aired: FRIDAY, MARCH 26 AT 1PM PDT / 4PM EDT

Chi Kim

MAR 26 Webinar

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Join us for an SEL Day discussion with David Adams, Rachel Lei, and Chi Kim.

Chi Kim

Chief Executive Officer

Chi was named Chief Executive Officer in March 2018 after serving as Chief Strategy & Operations Officer since 2016. Prior to joining Pure Edge, Inc., she was a California school superintendent.  She also served as school principal, teacher, leadership coach as well as a program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She is co-founder of the Teaching Garden program that was adopted by the American Heart Association to support heart health through school gardens.

Chi is a 2018 Pahara-Aspen Education Fellow, serves as the Board Chair & Trustee of the Great Minds nonprofit board, a member of CASEL Board of Directors, YouthBuild USA Board of Directors, Coalition for Career Development Center,  and FECOP Board of Directors.  She also sits on the advisory councils of SEL4US,  Project WayfinderCenter for Reaching and Teaching the Whole Child, and Family Code Night / MV GATE.

She earned a B.A. in Psychology and an M.Ed. from UCLA, a Tier I Administrative Services credential from California State University, Dominguez Hills, Tier II Administrative Services credential from Loyola Marymount University, XPT Performance Breathing Certification and Oxygen Advantage Functional Breathing Certification. She is mom to three wonderful girls and resides in the greater Boston area.

“In a world filled with noise, I’m grateful to help educators and young people learn strategies to quiet the mind in order to build knowledge.”