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Kim Adutwum

Kim Adutwum (DC '03)


Capitol Hill Montessori School
Washington, DC

At the time of the Award, Kim Adutwum was:

Benjamin Banneker Academic High School
Washington, DC

Subject(s) taught: Biology/Life Science, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry
Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Biographical Information

Kim Adutwum is resident principal of J.C. Nalle Community School in Washington, D.C. Previously she taught science for three years at Banneker High School, including two International Baccalaureate classes and ninth-grade biology. Known for seeking creative ways to motivate her students, and planning and executing activities with exceptional organization and precision, Adutwum was recognized by the College Board and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for excellence in the development of epidemiology curriculum. She was also a national winner in the 2002-2003 Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Program, and worked as a mentor teacher with the Carnegie Academy for Science Education. In 2006, Adutwum was recognized with a congressional resolution following her selection as the District of Columbia Teacher of the Year.

Additional Information


1994 Delaware State University, B.S.