Area(s) of expertise: Education
Summary of expertise:
Kim Magloire is the founder and president of SciTech, a leading educational services and test preparation company that provides a variety of programs to help students achieve academic excellence and college readiness. She is a frequent presenter to schools and professional organizations about the education crisis, the education achievement gap, teaching and mentoring African American students, the increasing high school dropout rate, college counseling, getting financial aid for college, the college admission process, finding college scholarships, the SAT versus the ACT, innovative science programs for middle and high school students. She also serves on many boards and works in collaboration with companies and foundations to expand the role of math, science and technology for students.
Magloire is currently writing a book about the students¿ perspective of the education crisis in American schools. The book includes a high school survey and interviews based on focus meeting with students around the country.
Author of six books:Cracking the ACT, Cracking the AP Biology Exam, Cracking the Regents Biology, Cracking the Regents Geology, and High School Biology Review, all published by The Princeton Review. Electricity and Magnetism, Hands-on Science Series, published by J. Weston Walch. Kim frequently speaks on topics ranging from the crisis in education to college prep and more.
Kim collaborates with Polytechnic University and has served as an adjunct professor teaching Advanced Science Research and Epidemiology in high schools and as coordinator for Polytechnics Summer Research Program, which mentors high school students conducting science research on campus. Many of these students have placed in national science competitions. SciTechs also hosts workshops at Polytechnic University to expose students to science and technology-based careers. We also partner with major corporations such as the Siemens Foundation to run their Siemens Science Day, a program to inspire middle-school kids to learn science and engineering. Kim has served on their Outreach Alliance board, which runs the Siemens Westinghouse Competition in Math, Science & Technology. SciTech does it all. We even conduct cool science experiments and workshops as part of the Touring Programs of the New York Public Library.
Prior media experience:
Kim Magloire has been interviewed on numerous occasions by print and television media concerning SciTech. A former actress and member of SAG, she performed in over 40 television commercials and dozens of films and voiceovers.
Princeton University, B. A. 6/84
Columbia University, M.P.H. 6/89
Columbia University ( in progress)
Fluent in English and French
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