Kim Lee

Director of Community Engagement, ACE Connect

Kimberly “Kim” Lee is the director of community engagement at the American Council on Education (ACE). Additionally, Lee serves as an adviser for the ACE Learner Success Lab. Lee brings to ACE over 20 years of experience in leadership roles that emphasize program development, program evaluation, and services for traditional and post-traditional learners within higher education and adult education communities.

Prior to her tenure with ACE, Lee served as executive vice president at Albany Technical College and vice president at Southern Crescent Technical College. Under her leadership, the Albany Technical College program evaluation process was modified to include a comprehensive review of data analytics to inform practice for both academic affairs and student affairs. Additionally, Lee served as the vice chancellor for adult education with the Alabama Community College System and as the director of assessment, evaluation, and GED testing with the Technical College System of Georgia. She is the immediate past president for the Georgia Association of Women in Higher Education.

Lee received her doctor of philosophy degree in adult education from the University of Georgia. She earned her bachelor’s degree in international affairs and her master’s in learning disabilities from Florida State University.