Kimberly George



English and Foreign Languages

Additional Title

Facilitator for Center for Teaching and Learning and Pathways

Courses Taught
  • ENG 1301, English Composition I
  • ENG 1302, English Composition II  
  • INRW 0301, Integrated Reading and Writing
  • ENG 0302, Developmental Composition II 
  • ENG 2327, American Literature I
  • ENG 3633, American Literature Survey
  • ENG 2322, British Literature I
  • ENG 2323, British Literature II
  • ENG 2133, Introduction to Literature 
  • International Baccalaureate 9th grade
  • AP English literature
  • English Language Arts/writing/reading for every grade 6 through 12
  • Florida State University. Tallahassee, Florida. M.A. in English Literature
  • Florida State University. Tallahassee, Florida. B.A. in English Literature
Teaching Experience
  • Temple College: August 2012 to present
  • Rapoport Academy: August 2009 to December 2011
  • Crawford ISD: August 2007 to May 2009
  • McLennan Community College: January 2005 to July 2007
  • Polk County Schools, Bartow International Baccalaureate: August 1995 to May 2001
  • Southeastern College: January-July 1999
  • Sugarland ISD: August 1992 to May 1995
  • Polk County Schools: August 1991 to May 1992
Professional Experience
  • Temple College Faculty Mentoring Chair, 2020-2022
  • Temple College Faculty Council Secretary/Treasurer, 2018-2021
  • Project-Based Learning Academy, University of Texas, Dallas: Summer 2011
  • Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy: Summer 2009
  • National Board Professional Teaching Standards Certification in Adolescent/Young Adult English Language Arts: 1999- 2009
Professional Presentations
  • Active Learning in a Transitioning Environment, Faculty Teaching and Learning Summit, Summer 2021
  • Faculty Learning Summit, Summer 2021
  • When Every Minute Matters:  Time-Saving Tips for the Instructor, Temple College, January 2021
  • Best Practices for Building an Online Presence to Enhance Retention, Temple College, Summer 2020
  • Creating Meaningful Online Discussions, Temple College, Summer 2020
  • Faculty Stress during COVID, Alamo College, Spring 2020
  • Time Is Up: Confronting Toxic Masculinity in British Literature I through Active Learning, Two-Year College English Association–Southwest Conference, Fall 2019, with Dr. Chris Krejci and Dr. Bev Van Note
  • Swift Trust: Building Community at the Start of the Semester for Student Success, Temple College, Zero Week, Fall 2019 and Spring 2020, with Brice Olivier
  • Social Issue Advertisement: Literature and Composition Assignment Swap, TCCTA Convention, Spring 2019
  • The Source Matters: Media Literacy in the Age of Fake News, Temple College, Zero Week, Fall 2017, with Dr. Bev Van Note
  • Quality Grading Made Faster and Easier with TurnItIn GradeMark, Temple College, Zero Week, Spring 2017, with Dr. Chris Krejci, Esther Guenat, and Kim Clawson
  • Stranger in a Strange Land: College Teaching in a Dual Credit Setting, Temple College, Zero Week, Fall 2015, with Brice Olivier
  • Thinking Outside of the Box: Active Student Engagement, Temple College, Zero Week, Spring 2014, with Aurora Wold-Krogmann
  • Plagiarism: Why Does It Matter? Now, What Do I Do?, Temple College, Zero Week, Spring 2014, with Dr. Sandra Creech
  • Engaging with Literature, Temple College Board of Trustees, November 18, 2013
  • Love and Other Catastrophes: A Mix Tape, Temple College, Open House, Academic Center, Spring 2013
  • 2021-2022 Temple College Faculty Development Leave Grant recipient
  • 2021 Temple College Equity Fellow
  • Barnhart Teaching Award 2019-2020
  • NISOD Excellence in Teaching Award 2020
  • NISOD Excellence in Teaching Award 2018