Kim Snyder, a Los Angeles native, received her B.A. and teaching credential from San Diego State University. She continued her education at Pepperdine University, earning a M.A. in Early Childhood Education. She has been a first grade teacher at Wise since 1990 and prior to that, she taught First Grade in San Diego for two years. She feels each day is an opportunity to make a difference in a child’s life and creates an encouraging environment that fosters learning and growth for each individual child. She is married with two children, Jake and Jenna, and when she’s not teaching First Graders, she loves spending time with her family.