Degrees and Certifications:

Daniel Kim, Department Chair

I am incredibly honored and excited to be a part of this wonderful community at Independence High School.  I currently serve as the department chair of the Social Science and Global Studies (Social Studies) department and one of the Unified Sports sponsors.

I came to Independence from Tuscarora High School where I taught DE Government, AP US History, Academic US History, AP Economics, and Academic Economics.  I hold a B.A. in History from James Madison University and a M.A.T from James Madison University as well. (Go Dukes!)

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at

All class information and assignments can be found in Schoology.