Dr. Kim Lanoy-Sandoval is a proud New Mexican with over 20 years of experience in education. Before joining Future Focused, she co-founded LEAP (Leading Educators through Alternative Pathways), a statewide alternative licensure program for teachers.
As a mom, educator, and member of the Navajo Nation, she is passionate about creating educational landscapes which value and connect students, families, educators, and communities. She serves as Chairwoman for the NM Indian Education Advisory Committee and is on the NM Professional Practice Standards Board.
Kim began her teaching career as an alternative licensed educator with a Bachelors in Psychology from Ft. Lewis College, completed her Masters in Special Education at the University of New Mexico, and her Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership with Gonzaga University (Go Zags!).
Kim is creating and planning the growth strategy for the organization and overseeing implementation of the strategic plan. She collaborates with colleagues to build management systems that improve efficiency for our team, partners, and clients. Kim also oversees the financial viability of the organization beyond the day-to-day accounting and budget responsibilities.
Deepening Equity Culture
Kim works to nurture the staff and help make the working environment safe, productive, and rooted in equity. She is also overseeing and building personal development systems.