Kim Penn

Kim Penn is an instructional coach, facilitator and product expert with BetterLesson for the past 4 years. Kim has over 15 years of educational leadership and coaching experience working at the district and state level. She works virtually and in-person to increase student achievement by focusing on classroom culture, social emotional learning, student engagement and effective teaching practices. Kim believes that working together through personalized coaching is the key to changing teaching practice and increasing student growth. Prior to her coaching work, Kim taught at a Title 1 school in both the primary and intermediate grades and as the Early Childhood Coordinator for a large school district in Colorado. Kim holds a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership, a Special Education endorsement and a Bachelors of Psychology.



Bachelors of Arts in Psychology
Masters in Educational Leadership
Special Education Endorsement


Previous Educational Positions

4th, 5th, Kindergarten Teacher - Greeley School District 6, Greeley Colorado
Instructional Coach (Literacy and Math) - Greeley School District 6, Greeley Colorado
Preschool Coordinator - Greeley School District 6, Greeley Colorado


Coaching Certifications

1:1 Coaching
BL Connect
Content Development
In-Person Facilitation
LW Facilitation
Virtual Facilitation


Areas of Expertise

Pre-K: All Subjects, Math, Science, English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Reading Intervention, Instructional Technology, Art/Music, Phys Ed/Health

K-2: Math, Science, English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Technology and Engineering

3-5: Math, English/Language Arts

6-8: All Subjects, English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Reading Intervention


Additional Areas

Colorado Teaching License
Colorado Administration License
Special Education Endorsement
English Language Learners Certificate