Managing Director of Special Education
Kim Dammann currently serves as Managing Director of Special Education for KIPP LA Public Schools. She joined KIPP LA in 2011 and she has overseen the growth of the region’s special education programs and services. Prior to KIPP, Kim was a Resource Specialist Program Coordinator for Total Education Solutions, where she managed the special education compliance and services for over 30 charter schools in the Los Angeles region. Kim began her teaching career at Five Acres, a school and residential treatment facility for abused and neglected children. In her ten years teaching at Five Acres, she taught kindergarten, second, sixth, seventh and eighth grades. Her last six years were spent in the role of Lead Teacher, overseeing the school’s Junior High Program.