Kimberly R. Jacobson
Kimberly Jacobson is a UWM alumni who taught in Milwaukee and Brown Deer public schools for 10 years as an English teacher. She earned her Bachelor’s from UWM in 2004 in English and History education and her Master’s degree and reading teacher certification from UW-Stout in 2012.
As a classroom teacher, Kimberly taught in a wide variety of urban settings such as a teacher-led, project-based public high school; a private grade school; an alternative setting GED program; and, a traditional public high school. She was awarded the Metropolitan Milwaukee Alliance of Black School Educators Teacher of the Year recognition. In addition to teaching, Kimberly has also traveled to Europe and Australia supervising students in the People to People Program. She has also traveled to Burma working with refugees, and to Africa in conjunction with a UW-Madison Fulbright award. Kimberly’s hobbies include arts and crafts; selling photography and jewelry at local fairs and gallery nights in the Milwaukee area.
Kimberly is the Clinical Placement Specialist for the Office of Clinical Experiences. She works with the UWM professors in the School of Education as well as teachers and district leaders from the Milwaukee area to acquire high-quality clinical placements for UWM’s School of Education teacher candidates.