Terry Kim is the Senior Policy Analyst at Children’s Aid, a leading
multi-service organization providing comprehensive programs
and services to children in New York City. In this role she
manages the agency’s education and federal policy agenda.
Terry also organizes Children’s Aid’s legislative and advocacy strategy
for community schools at the city, state, and national levels.
Prior to Children’s Aid, Terry worked as the Director of Communication & Strategic Planning on a cluster team for the New York City Department of Education’s Division of School Support. In this role she managed 12 Children First Networks providing operational support to over 300 district schools citywide.
A California native, Terry’s passion to advance educational equity began in Los Angeles. She was a City Year AmeriCorps member providing individualized support to middle school students in the Pico-Union neighborhood of Central Los Angeles. During her undergraduate years at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), she directed a mentoring program working with youth and families in the Watts neighborhood of South Los Angeles.
In 2017, Terry was selected as a New Leaders Council Fellow for the New York City Chapter, a leadership training program for progressive emerging leaders and currently serves on the New York City Executive Board.
Terry has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from UCLA and a Master of Arts in Education Policy from Teachers College, Columbia University.