A native of Queens, NY, Kym Kent is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a Degree in Economics, but her real education began in 2004 with the start of her family's homeschooling journey. After spending several years participating in Classical Christian homeschooling environments where she taught elementary level Math classes, Kym added Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1 to her repertoire. She has since become well known for her fast-paced, high-energy, musical Math classes where she helps her students enjoy mathematics while learning to master the concepts in preparation for higher-level studies.
In 2017, Kym co-founded Bridge Elementary Homeschool Tutorial ministries, an academic community serving homeschooling families with students in grades one through six. Bridge Elementary responded to the increasing needs of the local homeschoolers in 2021 by extending its reach to include High School and several elective classes, and was renamed eXtend Homeschool Tutorial. In addition to serving as Director of the program, Kym continues to teach math classes to many of eXtend's nearly 200 elementary, middle, and high school students. Under Kym's capable direction, eXtend Tutorial serves as a valued resource to the Washington, DC metropolitan area homeschooling community through partnerships and community events including their annual Homeschool Information and Used Curriculum fairs which are attended by hundreds of families each year.
Of Kym's six homeschooled children, three are now college students, two of whom will graduate from college this year. With another senior preparing to graduate and two more who have a few more years to go, Kym's goal is to continue learning and growing right alongside them. Although she enjoys using her gifts to serve homeschooling families by connecting them with resources their families need, spending the quality time homeschooling affords with her husband and children at their home in Maryland is Kym's favorite thing to do.
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