Kim Nellis is employed by the Allen County Educational Service Center as a Special Education Supervisor. She coordinates special education services for Allen County’s Multiple Disabilities Program, Great Day Academy (Autism Program), and provides special education consultation services to Bath and Spencerville Local Schools. She also provides professional development to Allen County educators in the area of special education. Before coming to Allen County, she held the position of Director of Special Education for the Mercer County Educational Service Center for ten years.  While in this capacity, Kim supervised the county Speech/Language Therapists, School Psychologists Special Education Supervisors, OT/PTs, and Parent Mentor.  She also provided direct special education supervision to several of the local districts within Mercer County. She has held the position of Executive Director/Principal of LifeLinks Community School in Van Wert, Ohio and taught adjunct at Miami University.

Prior to her involvement in educational administration, Kim functioned as a Speech/Language Pathologist for Celina City Schools and Highland County Schools in southern Ohio.  She practiced as a speech/language pathologist for ten years.

Kim received her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University, master’s degree in educational administration and principal’s licensure from Wright State University, superintendent’s licensure from Bowling Green University.