Kimberly Hinton

Director of Coaching

Kimberly C. Hinton is the Director of Coaching with the UChicago Network for College Success (NCS). 
Kimberly has worked in the field of education for over 20 years gaining experience in teaching, school leadership, transformational coaching and continuous improvement. As a seasoned educator she is passionate about advancing the work of schools in becoming places of liberation for young people. 
She is a native Chicagoan who is a product of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Prior to joining NCS, she worked as an educator in the CPS system for over 15 years as a teacher, science coach, and school administrator. 
Kimberly is committed to urban education and has a strong belief that given the resources and opportunity, every student can be successful. She believes that the entire school community (administrators, teachers, parents, and students) working together collaboratively is the best way to improve outcomes for students.
Kimberly earned her B.A. in Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago, her M.Ed from Governors State University, and an Ed.D in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education from Argosy University.  She received advanced leadership training as a member of the Learning Forward Academy and the Accelerate Institute.