Kimberly Stewart Bearden

Atlanta, GA | Years Taught: 1987 – Present

Kimberly says that, for her, teaching is like the air – it fills her, it sustains her, it fuels her; it gives her life. Bearden strives to weave magic every day for her students, using what she calls the artistry of teaching, that which engages students and creates a love for learning. When she looks at her students, she doesn’t just see who they are. She believes in what they can become.

Additional Recognition

  • 2016 • The University of Georgia Outstanding Alumni Award
  • 2015 • The InfluenceHER Award
  • 2014 • LA Times Bestselling Author
  • 2012 • Making a Difference Award
  • 2008 • Leadership Atlanta Class of 2008
  • 2000 • Georgia Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • 2000 • Disney Teacher Award
  • 1999 • Milken Educator Award