Education

  • M.A. Kyung Hee University
  • M.A., University of North Texas
  • B.A., Sookmyung Women’s University

Research Interests

  • Teacher efficacy
  • Organizational commitment

Biography

Professor Eunhye (Grace) Kim has been teaching Korean for over 13 years as a teacher and principal for the San Antonio Korean School prior to coming to St Mary’s University.

She moved to the United States from South Korea in 1999 to attend the University of North Texas, where she received her M.S. in Information Systems Program of Study. After graduating, she had three children and became a stay at home mom while teaching at San Antonio Korean School on the weekends.

As her passion for teaching Korean grew, she decided to go back to school to receive her M.A. in Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language from Kyung Hee University in South Korea in 2019.

In 2020, she joined St. Mary’s University as the instructor and operator for the King Sejong Institute at San Antonio which is supported by the South Korean government.

Awards

  • 2019 Best Dissertation: The study of Effect of Job Stress and Teacher Efficacy on Organizational Commitment in Korean Teachers, Kyung Hee University, South Korea.
  • Letter of commendation: 10 years of continuous service, The National Association for Korean School

Certifications

  • Certified Korean Instructor, National Institute of Korean Language
  • Certificate in Training Program for Training Korean Language Instructors, Digital Seoul Culture Arts University, South Korea
  • Certificate in Training Program for Training Korean Language Instructors, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • Certified Librarian, ALA accredited
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