Kimberly Lea, Ed.S., has over 30 years of higher education and leadership experience in Palm Beach County. She is an award-winning community leader with a passion for connecting people and ideas. As the District Dean for Workforce Programs for Palm Beach State College, she aligns the needs of Palm Beach County through strategic partnerships in support of student success and employment.
Kimberly is also working with the Foundation at Palm Beach State College through Achieve Palm Beach County which advocates, collaborates, and leads the community in creating an educational environment which supports all students to attain credentials beyond high school graduation in conjunction with the Florida College Access Network.
Kim began her career as a faculty member and eventually as an Associate Dean of Career and Technical Education at Palm Beach State College.