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Welcome to My Classroom

  • Teacher: Kimberly Zakes


    Phone: 585-798-2700

    Subject Area:   Special Education

    Advisor: IMPACT Club, Cooking Club and Graduation


    About Me:

    Since starting in Medina in 1997, I continue to enjoy a wonderful career as a Special Education Teacher at Medina High School.  I genuinely enjoy the working with students, helping them learn the skills and knowledge they need to be successful.  Even more, I treasure the opportunity to establish relationships with them as they work to reach their fullest potential.        

    I was born in Clarence Center, New York and graduated from Clarence Senior High in 1991.  I attended SUNY Geneseo, where I earned a Bachelor's of Science in Education followed by a Master's of Science in Special Education from Buffalo State College. 

    I am married and have two children who are proud graduates of the Medina Central School District.  As a teacher and as parent, I enjoy attending a variety of community and school related activities such as marching band, concerts, art shows, musicals, athletic games, scouting events and martial arts contests.  I am also an avid reader and enjoy traveling and making memories with my family.  I consider myself a lifelong learner and continually look for ways to improve as an educator and as a person.

    Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.