Kim Knauss, M.Ed.

Kim Knauss is a gifted education middle school teacher for grades 6–8 for the Shelby County, TN, school system. She holds a B.A. in English and an M.Ed in secondary education. In 2006, Ms. Knauss transitioned into education as a middle school ELA teacher. As a mother of two sons, both of whom were identified as gifted and talented, she explored the field of gifted and talented education with emphasis on training and professional development. As an educator, she has dedicated herself to the development of the whole student with a focus on cultivating a love of learning. Before working as an educator, Ms. Knauss owned her own technical writing business. She specialized in the design and development of standard operating procedures, training materials, and business communication for Fortune 500 companies that include Procter & Gamble and Medtronic.