Degrees and Certifications:
Educational Affiliations The United States Coast Guard Academy (New London, CT) The College of Williams and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
Peter Kim - Social Science Teacher
Prior to beginning his teaching career, Mr. Peter Kim served in the United States Coast Guard and worked for the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. He completed his Masters in Education at the College of William and Mary in 2003 and began teaching United States History in Williamsburg, Virginia as a long-term substitute/student teacher. From 2003-2005, he worked in Newport News City Schools teaching Geography, U.S. Foreign Policy, and U.S. History.
Mr. Kim came to Loudoun County in the fall of 2005 and began teaching Advanced Placement United States History, Academic United States History, and International Relations at Potomac Falls High School. He then transitioned to the school's testing coordinator, overseeing the Virginia Standards of Learning tests for all Potomac Falls High School's students. After seven years, he dearly missed teaching and enthusiastically joined the team at Rock Ridge High School. Currently, he is teaching AP Microeconomics, AP Macroeconomics, Semester Economics, and Personal Finance.
Mr. Kim enjoys thoughtful conversations from a range of topics including but not limited to the following: Reniassance & Baroque Music, Tennis, Literature--Jane Austin & Patrick O'Brian Novels, Masterpiece Theater, and History. He is married and has three sons.
A Day Courses
Block 1 - Semester Economics
Block 2 - Study Hall
Block 3 - Planning
Block 4 - AP Economics
B Day Courses
Block 5 - Semester Economics
Block 6 - Semester Economics
Block 7 - AP Economics
Block 8 - Planning
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