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Kim Tisi

Assistant Professor of Education, Department Chair for Early Childhood and Elementary Programs
Academic Background
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education, North Greenville University
Master of Education in Elementary Reading and Literacy, Walden University
Doctor of Education in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Walden University
Phone Number:
(864) 328-1760
Kim Tisi

What classes do you teach at Anderson?

EDC 201, EDC 225, EDC 350, EDC 356

When did you start teaching at AU?


Why teach at AU?

I have taught in the elementary classroom for the last 11 years, and I am excited to bring my experience from the elementary classroom to the education majors at AU! I am passionate about creating a culture in the Early Childhood Department that inspires future educators to create magical engaging learning experiences for their students. I hope to inspire our future educators to care for the whole child and to think outside of the educational box. Christian educators can make an incredible difference in the life of the students that they teach as well as any other stakeholders within the school. I am so excited to join the faculty at Anderson University and create meaningful relationships with students. The environment at Anderson University fosters a community of learners who strive for excellence, which will directly impact future generations.


Traveling, shopping, reading mysteries, finding new teaching blogs, discovering new restaurants or coffee shops, and watching college basketball.

Notable achievements outside of discipline

South Carolina Independent School Association Teacher of the Year 2016, Lower School Teacher of the Year 2015-2016

People might be interested to know I...

I am passionate about raising awareness and fighting the injustice of human trafficking! I am involved with a local non-profit that works with the community and provides direct services to those affected by human trafficking. I have also spent several summers in Uganda on mission trips.

What do you find most enjoyable about working at Anderson University?

Getting to know the students, faculty, and staff!! The faculty and staff in the College of Education are an incredible group of educators who are passionate and professional.

How would you describe your classes to someone who has never attended one?

Engaging, meaningful, and filled with uncommon learning experiences!