JeeYeun Kim is originally from South Korea, but she grew up in the Philippines. JeeYeun moved to Illinois in 2008 to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and successfully completed her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in industrial engineering. When she was in graduate school, JeeYeun taught various engineering courses to undergraduate students and soon realized that her passion was in teaching and motivating students. She decided to study secondary mathematics education and received a Master of Education. She taught Algebra and Intermediate Algebra at Rantoul Township High School before moving to California in 2019 with her family. When she is not teaching, she loves spending time with her husband and two kids, travelling, watching Disney movies, and playing piano and cello.
JeeYeun is excited to join SPA as a math teacher and to work with such a talented group of students and staff. She looks forward to making learning enjoyable for her students and sharing her passion for mathematics.