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Kym McClimans

Coach/Implementation Specialist

Kym McClimans is an Instructional Coach/Implementation Specialist for the Utah Professional Development Network (UPDN), which is part of the Center for Technical Assistance for Excellence in Special Education (TAESE).  She has a M.A.Ed. in Administration and Leadership and a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education.  She has her reading and ELS endorsements. Her passion in education is working struggling readers. She has worked in education for 20 years – 8 years as a classroom teacher and 12 years as an Instructional Coach.

Kym lives in Benson, Utah with her husband and two youngest children.  She enjoys reading, gardening, doing crafts, and spending time with her grandchildren.  She considers herself a life-long learner and feels incomplete when she is not taking a class or is not actively engaged in continuing her education.